As a tier one partner on the F-35 programme, BAE Systems brings its military aircraft expertise to the largest defence programme in the world.

F-35 - Our global role

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Global F-35 production

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Our trial preparation was extensive and the simulator unequivocally formed the backbone of our efforts giving us the utmost of confidence from day one onwards. As I hovered alongside for the first time, I felt overwhelming déja vu. That's testament to the team creating a world-class simulator - a test pilot's dream. Squadron Leader Andy Edgell - F-35 test pilot, Royal Air Force