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Well known in her role as Dutch minister of defense and the decision to purchase the F-35. Lockheed Martin lands €4.5bn Dutch deal for F-35 fighter jets.

Ministers ignore vote, JSF jet fighter could carry nuclear weapons

The Joint Strike Fighter may be used to carry nuclear weapons in the future, according to defence minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert and foreign affairs minister Frans Timmermans. Last year a majority of MPs supported a motion stating the F-35 jet fighter should have no nuclear role. However, Hennis and Timmermans have now decided to set the motion aside because of the Netherlands' role within NATO.

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Aug 3rd, 2022 at 03:35:41 PM EST

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