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Diego Garcia: The British-owned Indian Ocean island is home to a fleet of US B-2 stealth bombers which are expected to spearhead any bombing campaign against Iraq. A number of older B-52 bombers, fitted with laser-guided 'smart' bombs, are also based on the island.

Seventeen ships loaded with tanks and other equipment for ground forces are anchored at Diego Garcia.