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Armed Forces: USA

Volume 508: debated on Thursday 25 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what international agreements govern weaponry held by US Visiting Forces at bases in the UK. (323336)

The storage of US munitions on bases made available to the US Visiting Force is governed by a UK/US Memorandum of Agreement dated October 1997, entitled “The Import, Export, Transportation, Safety, Security, Storage and Disposal of US Explosives and Weapons in the UK and the Approval, Use and Safety of Ground Ranges”.