Engines for the F-35

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    GE-RR F136 engine [Rolls-Royce photo]
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    Lockheed Martin employees conducting an engine fit check on the first F-35 Joint Strike Fighter [LMTAS photo]
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    Lockheed Martin employees conducting an engine fit check on the first F-35 Joint Strike Fighter [LMTAS photo]
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    Lockheed Martin employees conducting an engine fit check on the first F-35 Joint Strike Fighter [LMTAS photo]
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    A Pratt & Whitney F135 flight test engine in full afterburner running at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Fort Worth, Texas. At 40,000 pounds of thrust, the F135 is the most powerful fighter engine ever built. [Pratt & Whitney photo]
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    The F-35 Lightning II lights its afterburner during a ground test at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, Texas, on Monday afternoon, September 18th. The Pratt & Whitney F135 engine is the most powerful engine ever in a jet fighter, producing 40,000 pounds of thrust. [LMTAS photo]
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    Pratt & Whitney’s F135 engine, used in the F-35 Lightning II, successfully demonstrated hot-life capability during accelerated mission testing at AEDC. Pictured here is the engine during testing in the Engine Test Facility’s sea level 2 test cell. [Photo by Rick Goodfriend]