§ 47. Mr. McMaster
asked the Minister of State for Defence what steps have been taken to evaluate the Blowpipe missile, manufactured by Short Brothers and Harland; and what orders have been placed for its production and purchase for use by the Armed Forces.335W
§ Mr. Blaker
Evaluation flight and ground trials are well under way. A contract for the supply of a substantial quantity of Blowpipe missiles and associated equipment for our Armed Forces was placed with Short Brothers and Harland last September.