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Electronic Warfare

Volume 508: debated on Monday 29 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what research his Department has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on the capability of the UK to repair and recover from damage inflicted on critical infrastructure by an electromagnetic pulse attack. (323995)

The Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure provides protective security advice to operators of critical national infrastructure which addresses the threats they face and benefits from extensive research programmes which ensure that the advice given is up-to- date. It is not in the interests of national security to provide information about the nature or extent of research programmes that address national security threats.