Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 24th February 2021.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the ejector seat on the F-35b manufactured by Martin Baker is regarded as UK content by his Department and contributes to the 15 per cent figure previously cited by his Department.

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

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.

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