British Aerospace officials have dismissed as "speculation" press reports that the company is to team with US giant Lockheed Martin to develop a contender for the Joint Strike Fighter project.

"We have yet to make a decision," a company spokesman said at Paris yesterday.

As we report on page 24, BAe defence supremo John Weston says a decision on British participation in the 3,000-aircraft programme is expected soon.


Source: Flight Daily News