Netherlands F135 engine maintenance facility has been approved for initial depot capability.
The F-35 for the UK - Safeguarding Security and Creating Prosperity (video)
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The UK's investment in the F-35B provides a powerful, fifth-generation capability for the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the Royal Navy (RN).
The implications are also far broader, with the fighter aircraft supporting the country's increasingly global outlook and serving as a vital tool in the transition to multi-domain operations (MDO), while also being a key driver of future aerospace innovation in the UK.
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