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Ammunition: Iraq

Volume 460: debated on Monday 21 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many and what type of munitions were fired in Iraq by (a) 20 Armed Brigade and (b) 19 Light Brigade in each month of their deployment. (134710)

The number and type of munitions fired in Iraq by 20 Armoured Brigade and 19 Light Brigade in each month of their deployment is shown in the following table.

20 Armoured brigade19 Light brigade

Commodity

May

June

July

Aug.

Sept.

Oct.

Nov.

Dec.

Jan.

Feb.

Mar.

RD 5.56MM BALL CTN L2 SA80

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

107

1

1

0

RD 5.56MM BALL BDR L2 SA80

7,896

959

1,961

7,445

15,975

1,750

6,380

2,783

1,450

3,417

1,977

RD 5.56MM TRA CTN

10

0

3

70

895

555

6

57

917

0

33

RD 5.56MM 4B/1T BDR SA80

741

1,175

404

2,316

13,063

1,771

1,050

1,255

338

1,604

762

RD5.56MM4B/1T MINIMI

396

322

3,166

22,450

21,697

11,251

965

2,550

1,341

2,924

2,426

RD 7.62MM BALL SNPR L42A1

8

7

0

13

497

81

15

53

19

229

114

RD7.62MM4B/1TBTD

551

0

0

1,924

8,022

539

4,809

922

1,968

1,864

815

RD7.62MM1B/1TBTD

790

3,275

5,893

2,865

2,016

2,604

2

1,006

1

2,560

7,277

RD 8.59MM BALL CTN L1 (OR 0.338IN LAPUA BALL)

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

0

RD9MMBALLCTNL18

24

13

83

788

311

47

842

371

0

1,224

15

RKT H/F ILLUM PARA L5

74

58

5

6

246

0

0

0

0

0

0

RKT H/F PARA ILLUM L12

224

191

247

485

342

722

412

258

132

138

158

SIG KIT 16MM PYRO PISTOL WHITE

14

0

0

3

8

78

9

12

0

16

12

SIG KIT 16MM PYRO PISTOL GREEN

7

0

0

3

9

3

0

0

1

0

1

SIG KIT 16MM PYRO PISTOL RED

4

1

1

4

9

4

1

4

1

2

5

FLARE TRIPWIRE KIT L10A1

23

84

7

24

53

18

0

0

51

16

23

GREN HD SIG SMK GREEN L68

35

0

2

2

26

6

3

14

3

11

14

GREN HD SIG SMK ORANGE L69

6

3

4

2

20

5

0

8

0

23

13

GREN HD SIG SMK RED L70

17

9

7

14

65

61

2

33

22

21

40

GREN HD SIG SMK BLUE L71

0

0

5

2

19

9

7

7

20

1

93

GREN HD SIG SMK PURPLE L101

5

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

0

3

4

RD 40X 46MM HEDP

11

16

31

6

36

27

2

3

9

20

20

RD 40 X 46 MM HE FRAG GREN

60

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

3

0

0

GREN HAND HE L1 09

1

2

5

1

26

2

0

0

1

2

2

MOR BOMB 51 MM ILLUM L16

35

4

38

40

11

86

60

0

29

21

3

MOR BOMB 81 MM ILLUM L39

655

234

672

485

209

453

64

60

96

268

0

MOR BOMB 81 MM HE L41

8

35

17

5

0

40

0

0

0

1

0

RD 30MM HE

0

16

69

1

10

22

0

6

24

66

22

105MM HE FZD L1 16A1 W/CART NORM

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

74

0

RD A-RIOT 1 .5IN BATON L5

0

0

153

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

RD A-RIOT 37MM BATON L21

206

36

10

34

144

64

4

112

0

17

24

GRENHDDISTXL108

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

2

0

0

GREN DSCHGR ANTI RIOT CS L96

0

0

6

6

4

0

0

0

o

0

0