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Western Isles (Installations)

Volume 124: debated on Monday 14 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what plans exist to instal (a) satellite communications and (b) tropospheric scatter communications facilities in the Western Isles.

A tropospheric scatter system has been installed on North Uist as part of the improvements to the United Kingdom air defence ground environment, and is expected to become fully operational shortly.