- BAE Systems designed and manufactures the aft fuselage, horizontal tails and vertical tails for the F-35.
- Cobham designed and manufactures the refueling probe for the F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) and the F-35C carrier variant (CV).
- EDM produces components for the weapons load trainer system and the ejection seat maintenance trainer for the F-35.
- GE Aviation produces the electrical power management system, the remote input/output unit, standby flight display, and the backshop battery charger for the F-35.
- Honeywell developed and produces the F-35's power thermal management system. Additionally, Honeywell is a provider of the F-35's life support system.
- Martin-Baker designed and manufactures the F-35 ejection seat.
- MBDA produces the Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile (ASRAAM), which can be installed within the weapons bay and on external wing stations of the aircraft. MBDA is also working with Lockheed Martin and the U.K. Ministry of Defence to integrate the Meteor missile into a future upgrade of the U.K.'s F-35 fleet.
- RE Thompson produces casings for batteries onboard the F-35.
- Rolls-Royce provides the lift system for the F-35B STOVL, which consists of the lift fan, the three-bearing swivel module, the roll post modules and the lift fan vane box. These components are essential for STOVL operations.
- Selex ES Ltd designed and builds the lasers that are the key component for the Electro Optical Targeting System.
- Survitec Group provides all pilot flight equipment for every F-35 pilot around the world.
- Ultra Electronics produces suspension release equipment for the F-35.
- UTC Aerospace Systems produces the weapons bay door drive system, utilities actuation and uplock components for the F-35.
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