HC Deb 05 May 1993 vol 224 c149W
Mr. Home Robertson

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his answer of 23 April,Official Report, column 242, if he will categorise by rank and specialisation the 227 ground personnel deployed with the six Tornados and two VC-10s to enforce the no-fly zone.

Mr. Archie Hamilton

The 227 ground personnel were in support of the Tornados at Gioia del Colle; in addition there were 41 ground personnel deployed in support of the VC10 tankers at Sigonella. The 268 personnel are categorised as follows:

Officers Senior NCOs Airmen Total
Operations Support 7 2 2 11
Engineering and Supply 6 55 152 213
Administrative and catering 5 7 32 44
TOTAL 18 64 186 268

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