The Netherlands as a partner
The Dutch Ministry of Defence is one of the partners in the JSF programme. This means that the ministry is involved in the development and production of the JSF, together with the other partners in the programme.
The JSF programme is an international cooperation programme in which nine countries are involved in developing, producing and maintaining the JSF.
The Netherlands is one of the countries investing in the development and production of the JSF and in a global maintenance network for the JSF.
Dutch aerospace industry
As the Netherlands, in its capacity as a partner in the programme, is investing in the development and production of the JSF, both US and Dutch aerospace companies are involved in the JSF programme. The Dutch government has reached an agreement about this aspect with the Dutch aerospace industry.