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Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 154818, tabled on 19 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the work undertaken by UK-listed companies, through US subsidiaries, as part of the F-35 programme was designated as UK-content.

Answered on

24 February 2021

UK content is defined as work undertaken by UK Suppliers, both UK and foreign-owned companies, that create value, employment, technology or intellectual assets in the UK. This includes work awarded through US subsidiaries or directly to a UK company.

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