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Army-Dhekelia garrison

Last modified: 25 Dec 2016, submitted by: J o k e r

Country: United Kingdom    Region: Cyprus SBA

Locale: Dhekelia

Latitude: 34° 59' 49" N     Longitude: 33° 44' 34" E

Area use / Military Branches: Active


2 Sovereign Base Areas (SBA's) RAF Akrotiri and Army Dhekelia are legal real estate remaining as British sovereign territory and under British jurisdiction.
- Dhekelia has sporting and recreational facilities with emphasis on water sports. It is village centre with shops, banks, NAAFI, post office, travel agents, medical/dental centre and welfare services available.

The British Army in Cyprus works to a tri-service HQ and is tasked with protecting both SBA's and associated retained sites.
Army presence includes 2 resident infantry units and a variety of supporting units located in both SBA's.
- 2nd Batn Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment
- Joint Service Signals Unit at Ayios Nikolaos,
- 62 Cyprus Support Sqn Royal Engineers
- 16 Flight Army Air Corps flying Gazelle helicopters at Dhekelia.


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