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F-35 Aircraft

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL5466, tabled on 4 March 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of each Sea Lightning will be built in the United Kingdom by BAE Systems and other British contractors.

Answered on

12 March 2015

The F-35 Programme is not developing a Sea Lightning. It is only developing the F-35 A, B and C, which is designated Lightning II by the UK. British contractors produce approximately 15% by value of each Lightning II aircraft.