Saudi Arabia: Armed Forces

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 8th March 2017.

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Photo of Alison Thewliss Alison Thewliss Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Cities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many personnel from each of the armed forces are stationed in Saudi Arabia.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

The UK Armed Forces has a total of 125 personnel from across the three Services permanently stationed in Saudi Arabia. By individual service, there are 20 Naval personnel, 53 Army personnel and 52 personnel from the Royal Air Force. Due to routine visits and training, the precise number of Armed Forces personnel in Saudi Arabia will fluctuate on a day-to-day basis.

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