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Middle East: Navy

Volume 506: debated on Friday 5 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many naval assets of each type are tasked under Operation Calash. (320970)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence which Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessels are deployed in the middle east; and what are their tasks. (320971)

The three Royal Fleet Auxiliaries deployed in the middle east are: RFA Bayleaf, supporting UK, NATO and Coalition forces in and around the Arabian Gulf; RFA Cardigan Bay, supporting the Iraqi Training and Mentoring Team; and RFA Lyme Bay, supporting UK Mine Counter Measure forces working in the Gulf.