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Identification Friend Foe Systems

Volume 458: debated on Monday 12 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence which (a) RAF and (b) Army Air Corps aircraft and helicopters have been fitted with the Successor Identification Friend or Foe System; and what plans he has to fit systems to those which have not. (122224)

The following RAF and Army Air Corps aircraft and helicopters have been, or are being fitted, with the Successor Identification Friend or Foe (SIFF) system transponder:

TriStarK/KCMkl

TriStar C Mk 2/2a

VClOCMklK

VC10KMk3

VC10KMk4

BAe 125, BAe 146

Nirnrod R Mk 1

Islander AL Mk 1

Islander CC Mk 2

Islander CC Mk 2a

Hercules C130K

Sentry E-3D

Dominie T Mkl

Hawk, Tornado GR4

Harrier GR9, Harrier T12

Tornado F3 (also fitted with interrogator)

Chinook Mk 2/2a

Gazelle

Puma

Lynx Mk 7

Lynx Mk 9.