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Volume 486: debated on Monday 19 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what upgrades were made to Brimstone air to surface missiles during 2008; and what further upgrades his Department has planned. (248175)

During 2008 the Brimstone missile was upgraded to provide an air-launched low-collateral variant that could be used against static and moving ground targets. In addition, we are currently considering the development of an Insensitive Munition variant of Brimstone.