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Fighter Defences, Western Europe

Volume 481: debated on Wednesday 29 November 1950

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asked the Secretary of State for Air what contribution this country is making to the extension of radio and radar fighter control systems in Western Europe.

Officers of the Royal Air Force and the Army are playing an important part, under the direction of the Commander-in-Chief, Air Forces Western Europe, in the planning and building up of the fighter defences of Western Europe. All ground radar stations required under present plans, and much of the associated radio and other forms of communication, are being supplied by this country.