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Electronic Warfare

Volume 497: debated on Wednesday 14 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what discussions he has held with his US counterpart on vulnerability to electromagnetic pulse attacks; and if he will make a statement. (289837)

[holding answer 12 October 2009]: Defence equipment and systems are procured against a set of specifications that includes appropriate protection against electromagnetic attack. These specifications are informed by appropriate consultation at expert level with relevant experts.