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Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (2 Nov 2017)

Harriett Baldwin: The F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) procures F-35 aircraft on behalf of all the F-35 Partner Nations. All of the aircraft to be procured in production lots 12, 13 and 14 are currently in the costing and negotiation phase. Our expectation is to see cost reduction with each successive production lot. Cost reduction targets are not released in advance as to do so could undermine the JPO's...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (28 Apr 2016)

Earl Howe: The F-35 programme has delivered 179 aircraft to date, of which 53 are F-35B variants. There are currently no UK-owned F-35 aircraft flying in the UK. To date, the UK has ordered eight F-35B aircraft of which four have been delivered and are flying in the US. By April 2017 the UK is planning to have ordered 17 F-35B aircraft, of which nine are scheduled to have been delivered.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft: Repairs and Maintenance (5 Jan 2022)

Jeremy Quin: The Royal Navy and Royal Air Force upload information about F-35 aircraft status onto the Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) system. This system can be then accessed by the F-35 Hybrid Product Support Integration (HPSI) office, which is a joint Lockheed Martin and US Department of Defence (DoD) body, with the goal of supporting F-35 readiness and maximising maintainability. The...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: F-35 Aircraft: Components (19 Oct 2022)

Alec Shelbrooke: The F-35 programme is managed through a US Government Joint Program Office (JPO) based in the USA, which places F-35 contracts with industry on behalf of the F-35 Partner Nations. These contracts cover major components incorporated in the UK's fleet. In accordance with US law and US federal acquisition rules and regulations, all the JPO's contracts are denominated in US dollars and the UK...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (20 Apr 2017)

Harriett Baldwin: UK industry is making a significant contribution to the F-35 programme, providing 15% by value of every F-35 built. With regard to the Rolls-Royce lift fan system, approximately 70% of the development work and 40% of the production work is carried out in the UK. Given the nature of the supply chain, the Ministry of Defence does not hold further detailed information on the value of UK F-35...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (20 Mar 2018)

Guto Bebb: The F-35 future development programme will see the aircraft upgraded from the baseline capability standard (Block 3F) to the first agreed set of new capabilities (Block 4). The F-35 Joint Program Office is currently determining the scope of this development programme and its associated cost. The UK's contribution will be around 4.5% of F-35 Program common upgrade costs, from which the UK...

Written Answers — Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (4 Feb 2014)

Philip Dunne: Delivery of the F-35 programme in terms of performance, time and cost remains under continuous assessment as part of the Ministry of Defence's ongoing process of assurance. Overall, the F-35 programme continues to make steady progress. The development Flight Test programme is on target and in August 2013, the F-35B underwent a successful second set of carrier trials aboard the USS Wasp. The...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (17 Oct 2017)

Defence: F-35 Procurement. 2:45 pm; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Peter Ruddock, Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin UK Jeff Babione, Executive Vice President and General Manager, F-35 Programme, Lockheed Martin UK Steve Over, Director, F-35 International Strategy and Customer Engagement, Lockheed Martin UK Harriett Baldwin MP, Minister for Defence Procurement Stephen Lovegrove, Permanent Secretary, MoD Lt General Mark Poffley, Deputy Chief of Defence Staff...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (15 Feb 2016)

Philip Dunne: The independent programme review from the US Department of Defense Director of Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) occurs annually, and the UK F-35 Test and Evaluation Squadron forms an integral part of its Joint Operational Test activity. All of the issues identified in the 2015 OT&E Report are understood and are being actively managed by the F-35 programme. Overall, the F-35 programme...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Aircraft (18 Apr 2016)

Philip Dunne: For P-8A I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 13 April 2016 to Question 33059 to the hon.Member for Barrow and Furness (John Woodcock). There are no offset agreements in relation to the UK's F-35 programme. However, studies have estimated that through competition UK industry has won approximately 15% by value of each F-35 aircraft that is manufactured. The F-35 programme is...

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

Harriett Baldwin: The Ministry of Defence remains in regular dialogue with the US Department of Defense on all aspects of the F-35 programme. The System Development and Demonstration phase is currently progressing well. The role of the US Director Operational Test & Evaluation (OT&E) is to provide independent analysis and make recommendations regarding the readiness of the F-35 to begin the formal phase of...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (30 Oct 2017)

Harriett Baldwin: The UK will undertake maintenance of the F-35 aircraft at RAF Marham when the aircraft arrives in 2018. In the event that any maintenance is required which cannot be conducted at RAF Marham then this will be conducted at one of a number of locations around the world as part of the Global Support Solution. Defence Electronics and Components Agency Sealand has been chosen by the F-35 Joint...

Written Answers — Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (5 Feb 2014)

Philip Dunne: The National Audit Office Major Project Report 2012 provides the total approved cost for the UK F-35 as £2,716 million and the forecast cost as £2,344 million. The Major Project Report 2013 is due to be published in the near future and will provide the next update on UK F-35 costs. The incremental nature of the F-35 approvals means that the total cost of the programme is updated after each...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Topical Questions (14 Jul 2014)

Philip Dunne: My hon. Friend is right to draw attention to the importance of the F-35 programme to businesses up and down this country, including in Gloucestershire. Last year, the F-35 suffered an engine incident, which is being investigated. It is absolutely right that the safety of aircrew and aircraft are of paramount importance, rather than seeking to attend air shows around the world. Obviously, we...

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 — Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (5 Feb 2013)

Mark Francois: The investigation into the fueldraulic fault on the F-35B has revealed a manufacturing quality control discrepancy. Out of tolerance units have been removed from aircraft and returned to the F-35 propulsion system prime contractor for replacement. Corrective actions to improve quality control processes and ensure part integrity have been instituted by the contractor. Ground testing of the...

Military Aviation Industry (15 Sep 2010)

Graham Jones: The hon. Gentleman makes some excellent points and I agree with him. I am concerned about our capacity at Warton if we are solely reliant on the F-35 and the Eurofighter is cancelled or reduced. The F-35 is not assembled in the UK but in the USA, so we will not need the runway at Warton and we will lose our capacity. There are ongoing issues when we rely totally on the F-35. We should not be...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (17 Jun 2019)

Nia Griffith: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment she has made of the merits of the recent agreement between Lockheed Martin and the Pentagon on the F-35 aircraft; what the timetable is for the purchase of the 138 F-35 aircraft; and whether all those aircraft will be of the F-35B variant.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft: Procurement (9 Feb 2021)

Jeremy Quin: UK industry provides approximately 15% by value of every F-35 aircraft to be built and is responsible for manufacturing and assembling significant elements of the F-35 aircraft. These include the lift fan for the F-35B produced by Rolls-Royce and the aircraft aft-fuselage, which is manufactured BAE Systems.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft: Guided Weapons (2 Mar 2022)

Jeremy Quin: The scheduled delivery dates for METEOR and SPEAR 3 have been delayed owing to prioritisation in the overall F-35 development programme, managed by the US led F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO). SPEAR 1 (Paveway 4) has already been integrated on UK F-35B Lightning aircraft.

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