F-35 JPO targets summer for completed assessment of engine modernization options

By Briana Reilly / April 28, 2022 at 10:25 AM
The head of the F-35 joint program office is working toward completing a planned assessment exploring options for future propulsion system efforts this summer to help inform the services' approach to engine modernization for the fighter aircraft. The business case assessment, which will review proposed engine and power and thermal management system solutions, is designed to “provide actionable cost, schedule, performance and risk data to inform the decisions that lie ahead,” Lt. Gen. Eric Fick wrote in his testimony for...

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