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BRITAIN is to buy 138 stealth fighter jets in a £12bn deal that will treble the firepower of the UK’s two new aircraft carriers and put the country on a “full war footing” in the Middle East for a generation.
George Osborne reveals today that the centrepiece of the government’s strategic defence review, to be unveiled tomorrow, will be a commitment to give Britain the world’s second most potent carrier strike force after the United States.
originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: ShayneJUKWhere has anyone said that the UK is trying to match the US in any way? The aim is to have the most potent Force behind the US fleet, and having F-35s will go a good way towards that.