UK announces new ‘Combat-Air-Strategy’, UK is already a world-leader in the air sector

UK announces new ‘Combat-Air-Strategy’, UK is already a world-leader in the air sector

A Combat-Air-Strategy, will be launched, to ensure Britain maintains a ‘world-leading combat-air-capability’, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson, announced in front of the defence select committee.

According to the Ministry of Defence, the UK is already a world-leader, in the air sector, which accounts for 85% of Britain’s defence export orders. The industry is made up of close to 2,500 companies, generating more than £33.5billion in turnover, and employing more than 128000 people, some 26000 of them in highly skilled research, design and engineering jobs.

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