HC Deb 21 December 1984 vol 70 c376W
Mr. Ashdown

asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will give, for each of the last five years (a) the total numbers of separate pieces of equipment tested by his Department for compliance with the Tempest North Atlantic Treaty Organisation standard specification for military terminals, (b) the total number of pieces of equipment found acceptable as being up to the Tempest standard, and (c) the average length of time taken between submission of equipment for Tempest testing and the issuing of a Tempest certificate.

Mr. Butler

The Ministry of Defence is not responsible for testing equipments for compliance with the NATO standard and specification for Tempest protection of military terminals.

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