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Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft: Procurement

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 151634, tabled on 9 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, in his Department's assessment, whether the fan lift system on the F-35b is attributed as being UK-made.

Answered on

22 February 2021

Rolls Royce has estimated that approximately 40% of the lift system is manufactured in the UK; this element is directly apportioned to the 15% by value of each F-35 air frame attributed to the UK industry.

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