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Thursday, April 30, 2015

The F-35 Has More Engine Troubles, But It's Been Through Worse

The debate over the reliability of the Lockheed Martin F-35, the fighter jet that is also the most expensive single weapons program in U.S. history, has taken another turn, as two separate government reports have declared its engines to be unreliable.

The Government Accountability Office report, originally released in mid-April, said that the engines, made by Pratt & Whitney, were a problem.

"The F-35 system reliability has been limited by poor engine reliability," the report said, adding that it "will take additional time and resources to achieve reliability goals.”

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