Air approach routes for defence of Persian Gulf and Arabian Peninsula

FO 371/126862 1957

This file contains correspondence relating to:

  • Defence of the Gulf and the Arabian Peninsular, with instructions that the Joint Planning Staff (JPS) are to re-examine the existing plans for reinforcement of the Gulf and that a planning team are to be sent there shortly (1)
  • Defence of the Arabian Peninsular and the Gulf respecting the air approach routes. Recommendations made that no movement of troops through the Iraq and Aden-Yemen frontier should be contemplated at present (2)