§ 15. Mr. Bennett
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement about the future of TASM.
§ Mr. Rifkind
We continue to study a range of possible options for our long-term sub-strategic nuclear capability; as I recently assured the House, I will make an announcement on the outcome at the appropriate time. The WE177 free-fall bomb is expected to remain in service well into the first decade of the next century.