Military Exercises

Defence written question – answered on 9th September 2013.

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Photo of Angus Robertson Angus Robertson Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Defence), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assets and how many personnel took part in Exercise Brilliant Arrow 2013; and what the cost to the public purse was of this exercise.

Photo of Andrew Murrison Andrew Murrison The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

The RAF has deployed approximately 70 personnel and one Sentry E-3D to Oerland Air Base in Norway for two weeks. The additional cost specific to undertaking this exercise was some £40,000.

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