Jobs Secured At BAE

Defence giant BAE Systems has received a five-year that will help to sustain around 600 jobs at BAE Systems' Warton and Samlesbury sites in Lancashire.

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Jobs secured at BAE

600 jobs have been secured at BAE sites in Warton and Samlesbury sites in Lancashire.

The defence giant has received a five-year, £446 million contract to provide a range of engineering support services for the fleet of Typhoon jets.

"This contract is great news for BAE Systems and for the Eurofighter programme as a whole. Over a five-year period the contract will deliver significant savings to the customer and will ensure that we have the skills, capabilities and funding in place to support Typhoon users across Europe."

– Martin Taylor, BAE Systems' combat air support director