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Iraq: Armed Forces

Volume 471: debated on Monday 28 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many soldiers are serving in the standard Iraqi (a) brigade, (b) division and (c) battle group. (181713)

The Iraqi Army has a division, brigade and battalion as the standard operational configuration. They are established at 10,100 for the divisional level, 2,750 for the brigade level and 850 for the battalion level.