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The Future For UK Combat Aircraft Hangs In The Balance
The aerospace industry calls for investment and support to maintain the UK's leading position in combat air power, which has been challenged by defence budget cuts and the growing procurement of systems from abroad.
Immediately following the UK vote to leave the EU, the pound declined in value, which is likely to impact the cost of already announced defence acquisition programmes and support costs for in-service equipment.
By Stuart Young, Peter Antill and Richard Fisher - 03 January 2017