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Army-Dhekelia garrison

Last modified: 25 Dec 2016, submitted by: J o k e r
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Country: United Kingdom    Region: Cyprus SBA

Locale: Dhekelia

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

Area use / Military Branches: Active

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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.

Photos http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/10/21/1413896372709/Road-to-nowhere---entranc-012.jpg
http://www.openminds.tv/wp-content/uploads/British-Army-HQ-Dhekelia-lrg.jpg
http://www.defencegreece.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/3-23-2012-6-26-07-AM-10464379.jpg


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