Scots jobs at risk as BAE Systems cuts 2000 UK posts
The firm announced plans on Tuesday to slash thousands of jobs from its UK workforce.
Up to 15 jobs are under threat in Scotland at military contractor BAE Systems.
BAE announced plans on Tuesday to slash about 2000 posts from its UK workforce.
Between ten and 15 positions are expected to go at a manufacturing site in Hillend, Fife.
No jobs are at risk at BAE's facilities on the Clyde, where it is building the next generation of Royal Navy frigates.
'The organisational changes we are announcing today accelerate our evolution to a more streamlined, de-layered organisation.'BAE Systems chief executive Charles Woodburn
Chief executive Charles Woodburn said: "The organisational changes we are announcing today accelerate our evolution to a more streamlined, de-layered organisation, with a sharper competitive edge and a renewed focus on technology.
"These actions will further strengthen our company as we deliver our strategy in a changing environment."
The biggest cutbacks will be in BAE's military air business, with 1400 jobs set to be axed across five sites in England over the next three years.
They include Samlesbury in Lancashire, where Eurofighter Typhoons are assembled.