HC Deb 18 December 1957 vol 580 c57W
2. Mrs. Castle

asked the Secretary of State for War how many senior scientific officers have been recruited for a tour of duty with our forces in Malaya in order to study the tactical use of nuclear weapons in the jungle.

Mr. John Hare

There is one senior scientific officer in the Army Operational Research Unit in Malaya. The function of this unit is to study general problems of jungle warfare worldwide, with particular reference to the development of suitable clothing, rations, weapons and equipment.