Could Turkey Lose Its F135 Maintenance Deal? A campaign is said to be underway to get the Lockheed Martin F-35’s European engine maintenance center moved from Turkey to Israel. Turkey, a partner in the stealthy fighter program, has been in line to maintain the Pratt & Whitney F135 engines used by European F-35 operators. But now Israeli defense sources say the recent deterioration of ties between Washington and Ankara creates “a completely new reality.” Some Israeli ...


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