Military Bases: Northern Ireland

Defence written question – answered on 8th February 2012.

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Photo of Nick Harvey Nick Harvey The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

As at December 2011, the number of regular army personnel based at each location in Northern Ireland was as follows:

Location Number (l)
Joint Helicopter Command Flying Station Aldergrove, 1,000
Abercorn Barracks, Ballykinler 650
Thiepval Barracks, Lisburn 1,120
Kinnegar Base 370
Palace Barracks, Holywood 670
(1) Rounded to the nearest 10.

In addition there were some 50 regular army personnel serving at reserve forces locations throughout Northern Ireland.

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