As F-35 engine decision nears, Pratt touts upgrade that execs say would be faster and cost less than AETP 

By Michael Marrow / December 15, 2022 at 10:31 AM
Boosted by a preliminary engine enhancement contract, Pratt & Whitney is touting cost savings and a speedier delivery through the company’s favored option for upgrading the F-35’s engine as executives ramp up their work on the modernized propulsion choice they say can be ready in 2028. With the military nearing a decision for modernizing the existing Pratt F-35 powerplant, company executives say their Engine Core Upgrade option would more than double the current engine’s thermal management through a new partnership...

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