Brough has delivered the final Harrier GR.9 replacement rear fuselages.
The £20 million programme involved the manufacture of nine bare rear
fuselages designed to be fitted retrospectively and which are now being
held in RAF stores until in-service aircraft require rear fuselage
Lightning II News
The UK Ministry of Defence and the Aircraft
Carrier Alliance (ACA) have signed an agreement for the Royal Navy's
two 65,000 tonne aircraft carriers. The ACA consists of BAE Systems,
Babcock, the Vosper Thorneycroft Group, Thales and KBR.
The first, STOVL, F-35B was rolled out on 18 December and first flight is expected in March.