Syria:Written question - HL5582

Q
Asked by Lord Moonie
Asked on: 10 March 2015
Ministry of Defence
Syria
Lords
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many armed sorties have been carried out by United Kingdom forces, and what ordnance has been released, over Syria in each of the last three months.
A
Answered by: Lord Astor of Hever
Answered on: 18 March 2015

The only armed UK aircraft operating in Syria is the Reaper, Remotely Piloted Air System. The UK Reaper has not released any weapons over Syria as no authority has been granted for the discharge of weapons from UK Reaper aircraft operating in Syrian airspace.

Reaper Operations in Syria

Month

Missions Flown

December 2014

9

January 2015

8

February 2015

8

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