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Light Anti-Aircraft Guns

Volume 977: debated on Thursday 31 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will increase the number of light anti-aircraft guns available to the Armed Forces.

In the main, air defence of the Forces is met by missile systems such as Rapier, Blowpipe and Sea Wolf. There is therefore no requirement for additional light anti-aircraft guns at present. However, all options for improving United Kingdom Forces' capability in this area are being kept under review.