§ Mr. Foulkes
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what was the title of the exercise in which RAF Tornado GRI participated in Alaska in June 1990; how many96W aircraft took part; and if he will provide details of any subsequent or planned RAF participation in exercises in Alaska.
§ Mr. Archie Hamilton
Four Tornado GRI aircraft deployed to Alaska in June 1990 for a training exercise, titled Distant Frontier. The possibility of a further such exercise is under discussion with the United States authorities.