Turkey's exclusion from F-35 program increasing engine cost by 3%, Pratt & Whitney says

By Aidan Quigley / April 22, 2021 at 5:27 PM
Turkey's removal from the F-35 program is increasing the engine cost and requiring contractors Lockheed Martin and Pratt & Whitney to find and certify new suppliers, company representatives said Thursday. Matthew Bromberg, the president of military engines for Pratt & Whitney, said during a Thursday hearing before the House Armed Services tactical air and land forces and readiness subcommittees that Turkey’s removal increased engine costs by 3%. "Turkey suppliers were high-quality and low-cost," he said. The United States suspended Turkey...

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