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United States Forces (Deployment)

Volume 79: debated on Monday 20 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will publish a list of the non-strategic nuclear forces deployed by the United States in Britain in support of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and of those nuclear-capable forces which practise deployment in the United Kingdom as part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's regular exercises.

The United States non-strategic nuclear-capable forces based in the United Kingdom in support of NATO are F111 aircraft and ground launched cruise missiles. No nuclear-capable forces practise deployment to the United Kingdom as part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's regular exercises, although various types of aircraft and ships deploy to the United Kingdom from time to time in support of NATO.