BAE systems is cutting nearly 2,000 jobs due to fewer orders of the Eurofighter Typhoon

“FTSE 100-listed BAE is among the world’s largest defence companies and employs over 82,000 people globally” writes Josie Cox for “The UK Government must take back control of our nation’s defence and with it, play its part in supporting UK defence manufacturing jobs,” he added.Britain’s largest arms manufacturer has announced that it is slashing up to almost 2,000 jobs, largely as a result of a slowdown in orders for its Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets.BAE Systems, which currently employs around 34,600 people across the UK, said that the cuts would predominantly affect two of its plants in Lancashire.For months the company has been grappling with a slowdown in orders for the Eurofighter Typhoons.

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