HC Deb 04 February 1987 vol 109 c715W
Mr. Best

asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will report on the multi-launch rocket system project; when he expects the first regiment will be equipped; how many regiments in total will he equipped with multi-launch rocket systems; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Archie Hamilton

The contract for European production of MLRS was signed in May 1986. The United Kingdom requirement is to equip three regiments with MLRS, commencing around the end of the decade.