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Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL2709, tabled on 6 November 2014

To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many F35B aircraft the United Kingdom will have purchased by 7 May 2015.

Answered on

17 November 2014

By 7 May 2015 the UK will have ordered eight F-35 B aircraft, four of which will have been delivered. A contract for the procurement of long lead components for a further nine aircraft will also have been placed.