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May announces new 2 bn pounds UK-Italian fighter jet project

Prime Minister Theresa May today announced a new 2.0 billion pounds (2.3 billion euros, USD 2.7 billion) programme with Italy's Leonardo to design a new generation fighter jet.


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Updated: 16-07-2018 17:00 IST
May announces new 2 bn pounds UK-Italian fighter jet project

"Today I can announce that the government will join with BAE Systems, Leonardo, MBDA and Rolls Royce to fund the next phase of the Future Combat Air System Technology Initiative through a ground-breaking partnership known as Team Tempest," she said. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Prime Minister Theresa May today announced a new 2.0 billion pounds (2.3 billion euros, USD 2.7 billion) programme with Italy's Leonardo to design a new generation fighter jet as Britain aims to project aerospace prowess into its post-Brexit future.

"Today I can announce that the government will join with BAE Systems, Leonardo, MBDA and Rolls Royce to fund the next phase of the Future Combat Air System Technology Initiative through a ground-breaking partnership known as Team Tempest," she said.

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