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  • JSF: International Procurement Plans
    Posted by Robert Wall 10:01 AM on Feb 22, 2010

    In answers to parliament largely spelling out the Dutch preference for retaining the GE/Rolls-Royce F136 alternative engine program, the Dutch defense ministry has also disclosed production plans for the core participating countries through 2034 (expected FMS customers, such as Israel and Singapore, are absent).

    The table is largely based on estimates and if the past few weeks have demonstrated one thing, it is that even if this were a concrete plan, reality would look very different.

    However, the update provides an insight into what some of the countries are thinking. Particularly curious is the UK production profile:

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    Tags: ar99, JSF, F-35, Lockheed

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