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Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (22 Jul 2020)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many UK F-35 pilots have been converted to the F-35 through training establishments in the (a) UK and (b) US in (i) 2018-19 and (ii) 2019-20.

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

Jeremy Quin: No manufacturing work related to the F-35 Lightning programme has been transferred overseas as a result of the takeover of Cobham by Advent International and there are no current plans to do so. As such, the takeover has had no impact on the per unit value of F-35 work attributed to the UK Defence industry.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (24 Feb 2021)

Jeremy Quin: The Martin Baker Ejector Seat is in all three F-35 variants and is almost exclusively produced in the UK. Those elements produced in the UK contribute to the UK content of the F-35 Air System.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: F-35 Aircraft: Procurement (7 Jul 2022)

Baroness Goldie: We have informed the US led F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) of our Tranche 2 purchase intention. However, we are subject to our internationally agreed manufacture and delivery schedules, and capacity limitations in the overall F-35 development programme with its many global customers.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Navy: Training (21 Sep 2022)

Baroness Goldie: The Royal Navy currently has less than five pilots on the advanced flying course at Royal Air Force Valley. This course is the prerequisite to progressing to the F-35 Operational Conversion Unit. The Lightning Force qualified F-35 pilot strength is sufficient for its Very High Readiness status and all current operational requirements.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: F-35 Aircraft: Procurement (28 Sep 2022)

John Healey: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether he has had discussions with his US counterpart on the potential impact of the Pentagon’s suspension of F-35 deliveries on the UK’s order of F-35 jets.

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: F-35 Contracts (27 Feb 2019)

Greg Hands: It was a great pleasure to visit the F-35 factory in Fort Worth in the summer of 2016, and of course the F-35 has a huge UK content to it, so does my hon. Friend agree that these contracts show the immense contribution being made by the Welsh defence industry to the UK economy and exports overall?

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft: Engines (21 Jul 2021)

Jeremy Quin: 21 Pratt & Whitney F135 engines are fitted in the UK's F-35 Lightning fleet, all of which are serviceable and in working order, with their legal title residing with the UK. The UK does not hold spare F135 engines. Instead, the engines and their modules are swapped out when they need changing or repairing as part of the F-35 Global Spares Pool.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (25 Jul 2017)

Harriett Baldwin: The green glow is a known and recorded issue for the F-35 helmet display; a resolution is being developed. The UK is not aware of green glow impeding the pilot's ability to read the aircraft's instruments, nor has it experienced a total failure of night vision capability. UK pilots have found the Gen III helmet to offer outstanding capabilities across the range of F-35 operating roles.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (25 Feb 2016)

Philip Dunne: The Ministry of Defence has regular discussions with the US Government and F-35 industry partners about the F-35 Lightning II programme, including the Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS). The ALIS has been subject to a comprehensive programme of testing and risk assessment. It has been designed to be resilient against cyber-attack and will continue to be the subject of testing...

Turkey: Russian Missiles - Question (18 Jul 2019)

the Earl of Courtown: My noble friend makes a good point. As I said earlier, Turkey is now excluded from the F-35 programme, both as a partner in its manufacture and as an end user. The noble Lord, Lord West, also asked whether there are opportunities for BAE Systems. The MoD is considering how the suspension of Turkey from the F-35 programme will affect our costs, delivery timeline and possible opportunities.

Written Answers — Defence: Aircraft Carriers (4 Mar 2014)

Philip Dunne: The F-35 jet engine, which is also known as the F135, as a whole unit cannot be transported by any of the Ministry of Defence's rotary wing assets. The F-35 engine is typically broken down into smaller modules for transportation. The heaviest module is the engine power module which a Chinook aircraft is capable of carrying as an underslung load to deliver it to the Queen Elizabeth class carrier.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (26 Jan 2017)

Harriett Baldwin: The Ministry of Defence has made a funding allocation for future development of the Automatic Logistics Information System, as part of the F-35 follow on modernisation programme. The requirements underpinning this development have been agreed with all of the other F-35 Partner Nations and align closely with our operating procedures and known upgrades to the aircraft. I am withholding details...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: European Fighter Aircraft: Procurement (1 Mar 2021)

Jeremy Quin: With regard to the F-35 Lift System, Rolls Royce considered their UK supply base in estimating the proportion of the Lift System manufactured in the UK. This contributes to the overall UK content of the F-35 Air System. This assessment reflects that the UK Defence Industry is defined as embracing all suppliers, including both UK and foreign owned companies, that create value, employment,...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Aircraft: Electronic Warfare (8 Jun 2022)

Baroness Goldie: The F-35 Lightning aircraft undertake the Electronic Attack roles similar to the E/A-18 Growler. Fitted with the AN/APG-81 radar and AN/ASQ-239 system, the F-35 has robust electronic warfare (EW) Capabilities and can operate in the EW role utilising the Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) multi-function radar. Additionally, the Typhoon radar will be upgraded later this decade with ECRS...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Turkey: Arms Trade (24 Apr 2019)

Earl Howe: The UK remains concerned by the planned purchase of S-400 by Turkey and its implications for their continued participation in the F-35 programme. As the US administration has made clear, the purchase of S-400 generates unacceptable risks around F-35. We share this risk assessment and continue to call on Turkey to reconsider its planned purchase in light of those risks and the US offer of...

Written Answers — Defence: SPEAR Weapon (30 Apr 2002)

Mike Hancock: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what discussion has taken place with the US to ensure that the development of the SPEAR weapon for the US version of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is compatible with the UK version; and if he will make a statement; (2) what assessment has been made of the compatibility of the SPEAR weapon with the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter; and if he will make...

Ministry of Defence (26 Feb 2018)

Vernon Coaker: There we go—that is the power of Parliament. That is the point I am making. We had the debate before and this was fiscally neutral. The original review—the national security and defence capability review, or whatever it was—was not set up by accident; the Government set it up, and defence was included in it. Parliament said that that was not acceptable, and the Government responded and...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (9 Oct 2017)

Harriett Baldwin: The Defence Aerospace and the Combat Air sector make a strategically important contribution to securing our military operational advantage and freedom of action, developing high-end technologies and a skilled workforce, and generates revenues and international influence through exports. UK industry leads the world in a number of technology, design and manufacturing capability areas, and...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (28 Mar 2017)

Harriett Baldwin: The UK specific software programming referred to the in para 3.4, p38 of the National Audit Office report, Delivering Carrier Strike, published on 16 March 2017 refers to Mission Data Load software required by each F-35 Lightning that is pertinent to each theatre of operations. This is in accordance with how we routinely operate our combat aircraft. The UK will provide the Mission Data Load...

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