HC Deb 16 April 2002 vol 383 cc817-8W
Mr. Jenkin

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many Argentine aircraft were destroyed by British forces in 1982 by(a) Sea Dart, (b) Sea Wolf, (c) Sea Cat, (d) Sea Slug, (e) Bofors, (f) Oerlikon, (h) small arms fire, (i) Blowpipe, (j) Rapier, (k) Harrier, (1) bombing and ground operations, (m) naval gunfire and (n) Stinger. [49757]

Mr. Ingram

The causes of loss in the categories requested are shown in the following table.

Falklands 1982—Argentine aircraft losses
Category Number
Sea Dart 7
Sea Wolf 3
Sea Cat 0
Sea Slug 0
Bofors 1
Oerlikon 0
Small Arms Fire 2
Blowpipe 1
Rapier 1.5
Harrier 26
Bombing and Ground Operations 14
Naval Gunfire 4
Stinger 1
Other 39.5

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