Syria: Military Intervention

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 19th April 2018.

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Photo of Alex Sobel Alex Sobel Labour/Co-operative, Leeds North West

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many military airstrikes were carried out by the RAF in Syria in ach month between March 2017 and March 2018.

Photo of Mark Lancaster Mark Lancaster The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

Holding answer received on 18 April 2018

The UK has carried out a total of 249 airstrikes in Syria between March 2017 – March 2018. These are broken down by month in the following table:

Month

Strikes

2017

March

3

April

6

May

15

June

30

July

38

August

49

September

32

October

15

November

5

December

9

2018

January

30

February

15

March

2

Total

249

The data contained in this answer is believed to be complete and correct at the time of issue. The Ministry of Defence’s operational activity databases are frequently reviewed and any errors and omissions are corrected. It is therefore possible that future answer might not match this answer exactly. Our aim is to ensure that our records are as complete and correct as possible.

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