F135 Depot Rebounds, But F-35 Engine Shortage Worsens

F135 engine
F135 engines continue to roll off Pratt & Whitney assembly lines as the shortage deepens.
Credit: Pratt & Whitney
A shortage of Pratt & Whitney F135 engines that is already keeping more than four dozen Lockheed Martin F-35s grounded will continue to worsen. The year-old crisis has driven some lawmakers to call for replacing the F135 with an advanced new engine. And the bad news comes as the F135 program is...

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