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Islamic State

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 19296, tabled on 9 December 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the sources of (a) arms and (b) armed vehicles obtained by Daesh.

Answered on

18 December 2015

Daesh has obtained weapons through capture, and through the black market. It has also captured a variety of armed and unarmed vehicles. In addition, Daesh has produced its own Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), including vehicle-borne IEDs and suicide bombs, improvised rockets, mortars and munitions.