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Iraq: Peacekeeping Operations

Volume 467: debated on Tuesday 13 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many improvised explosive device jammers are (a) installed and (b) not installed in vehicles in (i) Iraq and (ii) Afghanistan in every year since 2003. (162531)

I can confirm that equipment to counter radio controlled improvised explosive devices is installed in vehicles used in operational theatres. I am withholding details of the numbers or locations of vehicles that are so equipped as disclosure would, or would be likely to prejudice the capability, effectiveness or security of the armed forces.

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many pieces of surveillance and target acquisition equipment are in (a) Iraq and (b) Afghanistan; and where each is located. (162662)

I am withholding the information as its disclosure would, or would be likely to prejudice the capability, effectiveness or security of our armed forces.