Lockheed jet fighter deal to create thousands of UK jobs

Article Excerpt: Thousands of jobs are to be created in Lancashire and across the UK following a deal to make components for a new jet fighter in the UK.

The deal is a boost for Britain’s largest defence contractor BAE and the wider aerospace industry which will benefit from the F-35 fighter jet-building programme.

Components for the 3,000-strong fleet of jets are to be built by a number of companies up and down the country before the planes are assembled in the United States and begin to be delivered in 2015.

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Article Source: The Guardian

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