Armed Forces: Deployment

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 2nd June 2020.

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Photo of Lord Campbell of Pittenweem Lord Campbell of Pittenweem Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Defence)

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many members of the UK Armed Forces are currently deployed on NATO operations, broken down by service.

Photo of Baroness Goldie Baroness Goldie Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip), The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

In total there are 2,005 members of the UK Armed Forces deployed on NATO operations. The Navy has 14 deployed, the Army has 1,727 deployed and the RAF has 264 deployed.

This table provides greater detail should it be required.

Country

Army

RAF

Navy

Total

LITHUANIA

2

164

1

167

ESTONIA

838

1

1

840

POLAND

136

1

0

137

KOSOVO

20

0

0

20

IRAQ

4

1

1

6

AFGHANISTAN

727

97

11

835

Total

1727

264

14

2005

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