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Armed Forces: Bomb Disposal

Volume 504: debated on Friday 29 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) whether his Department has purchased ADE-651 bomb detectors from ATSC; (314328)

(2) whether the ADE-651 bomb detector has been used to screen vehicles at any of his Department's establishments (a) in the UK and (b) overseas.

No ADE-651 bomb detectors have been purchased by the Ministry of Defence, and as such the ADE-651 has not been used where UK personnel control access to establishments either in the UK or overseas.