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Defence Techniques (Washington Show)

Volume 981: debated on Thursday 27 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the nature of the five-day show of Great Britain's advanced defensive techniques in nuclear, chemical and germ warfare in Washington next month.

About 20 United Kingdom firms will be visiting Washington for two days on 14 and 15 April to present to members of the United States Department of Defence a range of equipments developed in the United Kingdom which offer protection against nuclear, chemical and biological attack. The exhibition has been arranged in response to United States Government interest in United Kingdom protective equipment which already has a high reputation. Any sales of such equipment to the United States Government would have our support.