Electronic Warfare

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 9th May 2019.

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Photo of Lord Browne of Ladyton Lord Browne of Ladyton Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have a comprehensive cyber security assessment procedure for proposed weapon systems that operate at a high level of complexity.

Photo of Earl Howe Earl Howe The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence, Deputy Leader of the House of Lords

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) uses a number of information assurance and cyber security activities to ensure weapon systems are appropriately protected. However, for the purpose of safeguarding national security, the MOD does not comment publicly on the specifics of these activities.

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