HC Deb 17 July 1968 vol 768 c215W
Mr. Moyle

asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the ten main training areas used by the British Army of the Rhine in Western Germany together with their acreage.

Mr. Boyden

The British Army of the Rhine has only eight major training areas in the Federal Republic of Germany. They consist of seven areas which are shared with other N.A.T.O. Forces and the Soltau-Lueneburg training area which is for our exclusive use.

The details are as follows:

Training Area Acreage Controlling Nation
Soltau-Lueneburg 80,000 Great Britain
Bergen Hohne 76,800 Germany
Sennelager 66,600 Great Britain
Munster South 18,600 Germany
Haltern 16,000 Great Britain
Vogelsang 11,500 Belgium
Putlos 2,880 Germany
Todendorf Anti-aircraft gun sites only Germany