Kendall: F135 Upgrade The Only Option For All F-35 Variants

Pratt & Whitney F135 engine
Credit: Pratt & Whitney
While the U.S. Air Force would have wanted other services to help shoulder the cost of a full engine replacement for all variants of the Lockheed Martin F-35, it simply was not possible, the service’s top civilian official says, even as lawmakers press the service to reconsider moving ahead with the...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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