House of Lords written question – answered on 8th December 2014.

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Photo of Lord Palmer of Childs Hill Lord Palmer of Childs Hill Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the level of equipment available to British military personnel who served in Afghanistan to enable them to detect or neutralise improvised explosive devices.

Photo of Lord Astor of Hever Lord Astor of Hever The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

During the Afghanistan campaign the capability of our counter-Improvised Explosive Device equipment evolved significantly. It is now amongst the best available of its type in the world.

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