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Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL5582, tabled on 10 March 2015

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.

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