Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft: Procurement

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 9th February 2021.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the single largest component of the F-35 aircraft is, by value, which is manufactured solely in the UK.

Photo of Jeremy Quin Jeremy Quin The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

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.

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