Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Navy "Strongly Endorses" Single Engine for JSF

Graham Warwick writes in Aviation Week today that the Navy "has strongly endorsed a single engine for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, citing lack of space on its aircraft carriers to support an alternate powerplant."

“I’m in the one engine camp,” said Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead, speaking July 28 at the rollout of the first Pratt & Whitney F135-powered F-35C carrier variant here. “On a carrier, space matters.”

The full story is here.

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