Napalm Weapons (RAF Fairford)

Defence written question – answered on 29th June 2005.

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Photo of David Drew David Drew Labour, Stroud

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will ensure that United States planes flying out of RAF Fairford do not use MK 77 napalm weapons.

Photo of John Reid John Reid Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence, The Secretary of State for Defence

The operational use of the United Kingdom bases, including RAF Fairford, by the United States forces is a matter for joint decision by the UK and US Governments. It is not our practice to speculate or comment on specific aspects, such as weapons systems.

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