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Thursday, November 17th 2005

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Number of Service Personnel

Personnel

Availability
(males age 16-49)

14,607,724 (2005 est.)

Fit for military service
(males age 16-49)

12,046,268 (2005 est.)

Expenditure

Sterling figure
(FY05/06)

£36,250,656,000

US Dollar figure
(FY05/06)

$65,250,000,000

Percent of GDP
(2005)

2.7%

Strength

British Army

Main Battle Tanks

386 Challenger 2

Infantry fighting vehicles

575 Warrior

Armoured Personnel Carriers

4,000+

Artillery

400

Aircraft

290

Personnel (Regular Army)

112,700

Personnel (Territorial Army)

40,000+

Royal Navy

Ballistic Missile Submarines

4

Fleet Submarines

11

Aircraft Carriers

3

Helicopter Carrier

1

Destroyers

8

Frigates

18

Patrol boats

22

Amphibious Assault ships

2

Minesweepers

18

Survey vessels

5

Aircraft

210

Personnel (Regular)

40,900

Personnel (Royal Naval Reserve)

3,250

Personnel (Royal Marines Reserve)

600

Royal Fleet Auxiliary

Tankers

9

Resupply ships

2

Tanker/Resupply ships

2

Aviation training ship

1

Repair ship

1

Amphibious Assault ships

5

Strategic lift vessels

6

Royal Air Force

Aircraft

942 (including helicopters)

Personnel

53,400                                                        

A Complete list of British service personnel from the 1st of January 2005

Regular

202,350

Regular Reserves

201,370

Volunteer Reserves

38,850

Cadet Forces

155,590

MoD Civilians

118,200

 

 

Royal Navy

40,160 (includes some 5,500 Royal Marines)

Regular Army

109,850 (trained and untrained but excluding 3,450 Gurkhas)

Royal Air Force

52,340

(figures include all trained and untrained personnel)


STRATEGIC FORCES

4 x Vanguard Class submarines each with 16 x Trident (D5) Submarine Launched Ballistic Missiles (SLBM) deploying with 48 x warheads per submarine. If necessary a D5 missile could deploy with 12 x MIRV (Multiple Independently Targetable Re-entry Vehicles). Future plans appear to be for a stockpile of 200 operationally available warheads and 58 missile bodies. Strategic Forces are provided by the Royal Navy.

ROYAL NAVY

40,160 personnel

4 x SSBN
11 x Tactical Submarines 
3 x Aircraft Carriers (1 in refit)
11 x Destroyers
20 x Frigates
6 x Amphibious Warfare Vessels
22 x Mine Counter Measures Vessels
5 x Offshore Patrol Craft
18 x Inshore Patrol Craft
1 x Ice Patrol Ship
4 x Survey Vessels
3 x Harrier Squadrons (includes 2 x squadrons assigned to Joint Force Harrier)
9 x Helicopter Squadrons
3 x Royal Marines Commando Groups

ROYAL FLEET AUXILIARY

3
x Fleet Tankers
4 x Support Tankers
6 x Fleet Replenishment Ships
1 x Aviation Training Ship
4 x Landing Ships
1 x Forward Repair Ship
6 x Roll-on Roll-off vessels

MERCHANT NAVY

Merchant Naval Vessels Registered in the UK, Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories:

163 x Large Tankers
236 x General Cargo Ships
62 x Refrigerated Cargo Ships
152 x Cellular Container Ships
58 x Ro-Ro Ships
25 x Passenger (Cruise) Ships
8 x Large Tugs


Note: This listing refers to vessels of 500 gross tons and over.

ARMY

109,850 personnel (excluding some 3,540 Gurkhas)
1 x Corps Headquarters in Germany (ARRC)
1 x Armoured Divisional HQ in Germany
1 x Mechanised Divisional HQ in UK
4 x Divisional/District HQ's in UK
1 x Divisional/District HQ's in Germany
3 x Deployable Combat Brigade HQs in Germany
4 x Deployable Combat Brigade HQs in UK
13 x Regional/Non-deployable Brigade HQs in the UK (includes 2 x Infantry Brigade HQs in Northern Ireland)

ROYAL AIR FORCE

52,340 personnel

5 x Strike/Attack Squadrons with 60 x Tornado GR1/4
5 x Offensive Support Squadrons (includes 2 x squadrons in the Joint Force Harrier) with 43 x Harrier GR7/T10 and 22 x Jaguar GR1A/3/3A
4 x Air Defence Squadrons with 70 x Tornado F3
4 x Maritime Patrol Squadrons with 20 x Nimrod MR2
5 x Reconnaissance Squadrons with 24 x Tornado GR1/4A, 12 x Jaguar GR1a/3/3A, 3 x Nimrod R1 and 4 x Canberra
2 x Airborne Early Warning Squadrons with 6 x AEW Sentry
15 x Transport and Tanker Squadrons with 18 x VC10, 8 x Tristar, 51 x Hercules
6 x Support Helicopter  Squadrons with 31 x Chinook, 37 x Puma and 18 x Merlin
2 x Search and Rescue Helicopter Squadrons with 18 x Sea King HAR3/3A
5 x RAF Regiment Surface to Air Missile Squadrons
8 x RAF Regiment Ground  Defence Squadrons
4 x RAF Regiment STO Squadrons

JOINT FORCES

1 x Permanent Joint HQ
1 x Joint Force HQ
Under Command Director Special Forces - 3 x SAS Regiments (including 2 x TA), 4 x Special Boat Squadrons, 1 x Joint NBC Regiment

Joint Helicopter Force
1 x Air Assault Brigade HQ
4 x Royal Navy Helicopter Squadrons with 33 x Sea King HC4, 6 x Lynx AH7 and 8 x Gazelle
6 x Army Air Corps Regiments (including 1 TA) with 116 x Lynx, 113 x Gazelle and 5 x Islanders (67 x Longbow Apache being delivered)
6 x RAF Helicopter Squadrons with 31 x Chinook HC1/2, 37 x Puma and 18 x Merlin

Joint Force Harrier
2 x Royal Navy Squadrons with 17 x Sea Harrier F/a2 and 4 x T4/T8
3 x RAF Squadrons with 40 x Harrier GR7 and 3 x Harrier T10

NATIONAL POLICE FORCES

England and Wales 125,000
Scotland 14,000
Northern Ireland: 11,000

 

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