F-35 joint strike fighter manufacturers Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Terma, announcing the company as a major strategic supplier to the F-35 joint strike fighter programme.

The MoU was also signed by Moog Incorporated, General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, Parker Hannifin Corporation and Marvin Engineering Company.

Terma supplies components for the F-35 aircraft horizontal tails, lightweight composite components for centre fuselage, STOVL horizontal tails, gun pods and data acquisition pods as well as radar electronics and flight control components for the fighter.