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Naval Exercises In The Arctic Circle

Volume 448: debated on Monday 20 February 1984

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asked Her Majesty's Government:On how many occasions in the last 10 years has the Royal Navy either alone or along with other NATO fleets, conducted exercises in:

  • (a) the Norwegian Sea,
  • (b) the Barents Sea, and
  • (c) anywhere else north of the Arctic Circle.
  • In the last 10 years the Royal Navy has participated in six national or NATO exercises in the Norwegian Sea, but not in any exercises elsewhere north of the Arctic Circle.