F-35 production to be stepped up

A £150m investment at the BAE Systems plant in Samlesbury will mean the company can step up production of the F-35 fighter jet from one fuselage unit a week, to a complete unit every day.

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BAE site to get investment

Defence giant BAE Systems' site at Samlesbury in Lancashire will get £150m of investment as the company steps up its part in the production of the F35 military aircraft.