Spy fears as Chinese-owned company builds circuit boards for top-secret British F-35 warplane

Mail Online | 6/14/2019 | Jemma Buckley For The Daily Mail
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Circuit boards for top-secret F-35 warplanes flown by Britain are being made by a Chinese-owned company, it has emerged.

Defence experts have raised concerns over the security of the new warplane programme because of fears about Chinese spying.

Documents - Ministry - Defence - Component - Question

Documents published by the Ministry of Defence say the component in question is vital to 'control many of the F-35's core capabilities'.

These include its 'engines, lighting, fuel and navigation systems'.

F-35 - Stealth - Warplanes - Role - Britain

F-35 stealth warplanes will play a central role in Britain's air and naval forces in the coming decades....
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