Reach for the skies

BAE Systems
A new state-of-the-art manufacturing line at BAE Systems has been expanding to meet the production demands of the world’s largest defence programme. The defence giant completed the extension of its machining and assembly lines at its site in Samlesbury earlier this year. The plant near Preston is where it produces the rear section of the F-35 Lightning, the next generation combat aircraft. The expansion is the latest in more than £175m of investment which has been made to meet the ramp up in production for the F-35 program... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...