Defence Committee

F-35 Procurement inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Oral evidence ongoing

Scope of the inquiry

The Committee will focus on the F-35 joint strike fighter and, in particular, the allegations made by The Times during its investigation into the F-35 earlier this year. 


Terms of reference: F-35 Procurement

Latest evidence

  • 17 Oct 2017 - Unclear for take-off? F-35 Procurement - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF334 KB) HC 326 | Published 30 Oct 2017

    Evidence given by Peter Ruddock, Chief Executive, Jeff Babione, Executive Vice President and General Manager, F-35 Programme, and Steve Over, Director, F-35 International Strategy and Customer Engagement, Lockheed Martin UK; Harriet Baldwin MP, Minister for Defence Procurement, Stephen Lovegrove, Permanent Secretary, MoD, Lt General Mark Poffley, Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (Military Capability), Tony Douglas, Chief Executive Officer for Defence Equipment and Support, MoD, and Air Commodore Lincoln Taylor, Assistant Chief of Staff, Capability Delivery Combat Air, RAF (at 3.30pm).

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