Industrial Partnerships

As a programme partner, Australian businesses have the opportunity to supply components for the entire F-35 fleet, not just Australian aircraft. More than 50 Australian companies are contributing to the development and production of the F-35, and to date, these companies have been awarded more than $800 million AUD in contracts, providing high-tech manufacturing jobs for Australian industry.

The high-tech industry jobs contribute to economic growth in cities around Australia, setting up the industrial base with the technology transfer required to remain competitive in the global aerospace marketplace well into the future. Learn more about the people working on the F-35 for Australia