Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

Defence written question – answered on 28th February 2014.

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Photo of Nicholas Soames Nicholas Soames Conservative, Mid Sussex

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether the UK's F-35 Joint Strike Fighters will be equipped to carry the B-61 nuclear bomb.

Photo of Anna Soubry Anna Soubry The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

There are no plans for the UK's Lightning II to be equipped to carry the B-61 nuclear bomb.

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