Lasers: Weapons

Ministry of Defence written question – answered am ar 20 Mai 2024.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Sarah Atherton Sarah Atherton Ceidwadwyr, Wrecsam

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to ensure DragonFire’s effective operational readiness.

Photo of Grant Shapps Grant Shapps The Secretary of State for Defence

DSTL have conducted operational analysis of the proposed system and have confirmed with the Royal Navy that the DragonFire system will provide operationally relevant capability. An established test programme using the existing the DragonFire system will provide further evidence and validation. The programme has already commenced multiple work streams to mature Defence Lines of Development to deliver Minimum Deployable Capability.

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