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F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Volume 406: debated on Friday 23 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many technology access agreements have been signed by Her Majesty"s Government and the United States in respect of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter; and what areas of technology they covered. [114890]

To date, 10 Technical Assistance Agreements have been signed by representatives of Her Majesty Government that have applicability to the current JSF System Development and Demonstration phase. Technology addressed can be both classified and unclassified and covers the areas of the fuel system; flight controls; air vehicle; Electronic Warfare; mission systems; vehicle management systems; software and the propulsion system.