Tuesday, 15 June 2021
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7th Armoured Brigade

The Secretary of State for Defence, Mr Philip Hammond MP, today told Parliament that the nextroulement of UK forces in Afghanistan (Op Herrick 19) is due to take place in October2013. Around half of these units will form Task Force Helmand under thecommand of 7th Armoured Brigade. The remainder will deploy withinHelmand and also to other locations in Afghanistan - particularlyKandahar and Kabul - as part of the UK's overall contribution. Theforces deploying are listed on the next page.

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