Rolls-Royce is a British manufacturer that produces military aircraft engines, naval engines and cores for nuclear submarines. It is still the world’s 17th largest Arms trade.
It is a supplier of the US F-35 Joint Strike Fighter programme. F-35 fighter jets have been used on numerous occasions in Israel’s attacks on besieged the Gaza strip, including in May 2021.
In 2014, the year of Israel’s aerial bombardment and ground invasion of Gaza, which killed over 2,200 civilians, nearly a quarter of them children, Rolls-Royce was granted export licenses for engines for military aircrafts to Israel.