Friday, 26 June 2009

UK Armed Forces: figures for operational deployment

In response to a recent parliamentary question from Shadow Defence Sec. Liam Fox MP asking for the numbers of British military personnel on operations around the world, Bill Rammell MP, Armed Forces Minister of State. gave the following reply.

"The endorsed force levels for UK military operations are provided in the following table by location:"

8,300 Afghanistan
1,500 Falklands/South Atlantic
1,500 Kuwait
1,050 At sea
300 Cyprus
250 Qatar
150 Bahrain
150 Oman
<50 Kosovo
<50 Bosnia
100 other

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