§ Lord Kennet
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What consideration has been given within NATO to the formation for a Permanent Maritime Contingency Force (Norwegian Sea) as proposed in 1978 by Admiral Sir James Jungius, while European representative of the Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic, and with what result.
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Armed Forces (Lord Trefgarne)
NATO has no plans to form a Permanent Maritime Contingency Force (Norwegian Sea). However, the Standing Naval Force Atlantic deploys to the Norwegian Sea from time to time.