Engine business humming for heavy and light fighters and trainers
The heavy fighter engine market continues to be dominated by Pratt & Whitney and General Electric. The production of F100s and F110s remains active for F-15 and F-16 orders, primarily exports; after these fighters end production around 2016-17, the engine OEMs will shift production to modules to support the large world fleet. Pratt & Whitney's F135 development program for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning saw first delivery for low-rate initial production (LRIP) Lot 3 last May. ...
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