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Iraq (Missiles)

Volume 174: debated on Tuesday 12 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will provide a table of the missiles Iraq is known to possess, together with their ranges.

The armed forces of Iraq deploy the following ballistic missiles:

  • Scud B—300 km range
  • Al Hussein—650 km range
Iraq also possesses a variety of anti-tank guided weapons—ranges between 0·5 km and 4 km; air-to-surface missiles—ranges between 10 km and 400 km; surface-to-air missiles—ranges between 3 km and 50 km; and air-to-air missiles—ranges between 3 km and 30 km.