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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 019-01
January 16, 2001

US/UK Sign Joint Strike Fighter Agreement

Rudy de Leon, Deputy Secretary of Defense, and Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, Minister of State for Defence Procurement, will sign a Memorandum of Understanding on the next phase of the Joint Strike Fighter on Wednesday, Jan. 17 in Pentagon Room 3E912 at 7:45 a.m. A brief question and answer will follow the signing ceremony.

Media wishing to cover the event should be at the River Entrance to the Pentagon no later than 7:25 a.m. EST. For further information contact Cheryl Irwin at 703-697-5331.