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Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft ( 5 Jul 2016)

Philip Dunne: UK industry, as a whole, will build around 15 per cent by value of each of the more than 3,000 planned F-35s. We expect the F-35B Lightning II Programme to sustain thousands of jobs in the UK into the 2040s, with many companies involved in design, manufacture and support of the aircraft, including at BAE Systems in Samlesbury. These jobs will enable the UK to retain and continue to develop...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: HMS Prince of Wales (11 Apr 2016)

Philip Dunne: In the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015 we announced the intention to enhance a Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier to support the UK's amphibious capability. We are currently assessing the modifications that may be required and the optimum way to deliver these enhancements, which we expect will have utility in both carriers. As well as delivering their primary Carrier Strike...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (11 Apr 2016)

Douglas Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the effect of the time taken in Block 3F testing of the F-35B Lightning II mission systems software on the planned commencement of formal initial operational test and evaluation development of that aircraft.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (11 Apr 2016)

Douglas Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to improve the stability of radar sensors in the F-35B Lightning II Fighter.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (21 Mar 2016)

Earl Howe: The radar control for F-35B Lightning II aircraft operates with all software versions, which continue to be developed. We remain on track to deliver our initial operating capability from land in 2018 and from our aircraft carriers in 2020.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (17 Mar 2016)

Earl Howe: The F-35B Lightning II aircraft and its Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) have both been designed to be resilient against cyber attack and will be the subject of testing throughout the life of the programme. Risk assessments of the aircraft and ALIS vulnerability to cyber attacks are conducted continuously. In addition, all classified data transmission to and from the F-35B...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (17 Mar 2016)

Earl Howe: The UK's F-35B Lightning II aircraft will be able to communicate with all US variants of the F-35 and any other friendly forces on the same network. The sensor suite on the F-35B Lightning II allows pilots to see a single integrated picture of the battlespace and automatically communicate and share that data with other strike aircraft, including the US F-35, as well as other airborne, surface...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (24 Feb 2016)

Philip Dunne: The US Department of Defense budget decision in relation to accelerating F-35 orders does not impact on the UK's F-35B Lightning II procurement policy, which we will continue to progress in line with the Strategic Defence and Security Review. The programme remains on track for initial operating capability in 2018.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft ( 8 Feb 2016)

Earl Howe: There is currently one Fleet Air Arm pilot fully trained on the F-35B Lighting II aircraft, with two undergoing training, and this is exactly where we expected to be at this stage of the programme. Over the next 3-4 years, as jointly agreed by the Royal Navy and the RAF, the F-35B programme will train sufficient RAF and Fleet Air Arm Lightning II pilots to deliver a carrier strike initial...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Aircraft Carriers: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft ( 1 Feb 2016)

Earl Howe: ...in the Carrier Strike or Littoral Manoeuvre roles, the composition and size of the embarked air group will be tailored to meet the required task. The noble Lord will wish to be aware that 'F-35B Lightning II' is the designation jointly agreed by the First Sea Lord and the Chief of the Air Staff.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Aircraft Carriers: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft ( 1 Feb 2016)

Earl Howe: ...in the Carrier Strike or Littoral Manoeuvre role, the composition and size of the embarked air group will be tailored to meet the required task. The noble Lord will wish to be aware that 'F-35B Lightning II' is the designation jointly agreed by the First Sea Lord and the Chief of the Air Staff.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (20 Jan 2016)

Earl Howe: UK F-35B Lightning II Initial Operating Capability remains on schedule for 2018.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (11 Jan 2016)

Philip Dunne: The Autonomous Logistics Information System is part of the ground based information system and is not fitted on board the F-35B Lightning II fighter aircraft. Both the Autonomous Logistics Information System and the F-35B Lightning II fighter aircraft have been subject to a comprehensive independent programme of penetration testing. Risk assessments of the Autonomous Logistics Information...

Defence Expenditure (NATO Target) Bill (23 Oct 2015)

Philip Dunne: I think all I can do is to encourage my right hon. Friend to read the SDSR carefully when it comes out, so that he can draw whatever conclusions he can. Moving beyond the Navy for a moment, flying from the aircraft carriers will be the F-35B Lightning II Strike Fighters, which have stealth built into their DNA. Their advanced systems give pilots enhanced network connectivity, allowing them to...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft: Procurement ( 5 Jun 2015)

Philip Dunne: To date the UK has ordered eight F-35B aircraft. Three of these aircraft have been delivered and five are currently being manufactured. The UK continues to procure F-35B Lightning II aircraft via a rolling programme of contracts coherently to build the capability towards achieving an Initial Operating Capability from land in 2018 and an initial Carrier Strike Capability in 2020. The overall...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (22 Jan 2015)

Lord Astor of Hever: The Lightning II (F-35B) Operational Conversion Unit will be located at RAF Marham.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Military Aircraft (12 Jan 2015)

Lord Chidgey: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what analysis has been conducted to investigate the potential interoperability between NATO Maritime Patrol Aircraft, available in 2019, and the Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier and its F-35B Lightning II aircraft.

Armed Forces (Investment) (18 Nov 2014)

Mark Francois: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport (Oliver Colvile) on securing this debate and giving us the opportunity to discuss this important subject. Before turning to the matter at hand, namely investment in our armed forces, I will take this opportunity to offer my public thanks to him for his staunch support of the armed forces, including in his role as the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (17 Nov 2014)

Philip Dunne: The Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter Program Office has reached an agreement in principle with Lockheed Martin to procure the next four F-35B aircraft for the UK. It is anticipated that the contract will be finalised in the near future, with aircraft deliveries scheduled to commence from mid 2016.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (29 Jul 2014)

Lord Astor of Hever: The numbers of F-35B aircraft within the Operational Conversion Unit will vary over time, dependent on the operational output required for the UK Lightning II force. An estimate of costs associated with establishing and sustaining an Operational Conversion Unit for the F-35B has been made. The Department does not publish cost estimates as to do so would prejudice its commercial interests.


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