Defence: Aerospace Industry

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 8th July 2019.

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Photo of Rosie Cooper Rosie Cooper Labour, West Lancashire

If she will make an assessment of the sustainability of the UK defence aerospace sector.

Photo of Stuart Andrew Stuart Andrew Assistant Whip, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

The UK is at the forefront of the defence aerospace industry. The Ministry of Defence is continuing to invest in capability development of aerospace platforms, which will protect highly skilled jobs for many years to come.

The UK’s Combat Air Strategy, launched at the 2018 Farnborough International Air Show, sets out a clear way forward for preserving national advantage and choice in how our future Combat Air capability is delivered.

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