HL Deb 01 March 2005 vol 670 c14WA
Lord Astor of Hever

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What surface-to-air missile systems currently pose a threat to coalition forces in Iraq. [HL1328]

Lord Bach

The surface-to-air threat to coalition aircraft in Iraq is posed by small arms fire, unguided rockets, rocket-propelled grenades, light anti-aircraft artillery and man-portable air defence systems (MANPADS).