Armed Forces: Deployment

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 11th September 2018.

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Photo of Nia Griffith Nia Griffith Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to page 22 of his Department’s Annual Report and Accounts 2017-18, what the (a) 30 operations and (b) 25 countries are in which UK armed forces personnel are deployed.

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

The over 30 operations referred to in the Department's Annual Report and Accounts include:

BACKWELL

BRANTA

CABRIT

CATAN

CROSSWAYS

ELGIN

FAIRFIELD

HALLEX

INVOKER

KIPION

LITTEN

MANSIO

METRO

MODEST

MONOGRAM

NEWCOMBE

ORBITAL

RECOMPOSE

PANAKA

PERCIVAL

PRAISER

PRESIDIUM

SHADER

TAILPIN

TANGHAM

TORAL

TOSCA

TRAMAL

TRENTON

TURUS

VOGUL

The countries referred to in the Department's Annual Report and Accounts include:

Afghanistan

Bahrain

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Columbia

Cyprus

Democratic Republic of Congo

Egypt

Estonia

Iraq

Italy

Jordan

Kenya

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Kosovo

Kuwait

Libya

Mali

Niger

Nigeria

Pakistan

Poland

Somalia

South Sudan

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

Some operational names and locations have been excluded for operational security. Changes in operational circumstances and the strategic environment affect where UK Armed Forces personnel are deployed.

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