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F135-PW-100  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2016
Total Production: 783
Unitary Cost: USD$13 million
Also Known As: F135 CTOL and F135 CTOL/CV
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Pratt & Whitney
Parent System: F135
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2015
Total Production: 949
Total Cost: USD$69 billion
Family Members: F135-PW-600
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Description: The F135 engine is being developed as one of two propulsion systems for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Two alternative propulsion systems are required to power the F-35 variants as it has been in the case of the F-16. In October 2003, the first F135 production engine configuration was tested ahead of schedule. The F135 engine is a derivative of the Pratt & Whitney F119 engine powering the F/A-22 air dominance fighter. The Pratt & Whitney team consists of Pratt & Whitney, Hamilton Sundstrand (engine's control system, external accessories and gearbox) and Rolls Royce (Rolls-Royce LiftFanTM, 3 Bearing Swivel Module and Roll Posts to the F135 STOVL). The first F135 engine is expected to conduct first flight in August 2006, production engine deliveries are anticipated by 2009 and engine introduction in 2012.

On March 21, 2005, Pratt & Whitney announced that the F135 engine program surpassed 2,500 test hours under the System Development and Demonstration (SDD) phase of this program. The engines used during these tests were configured in the CV/CTOL and STOVL variants. The tests were conducted at the company's facility at West Palm Beach, Florida. In August 2005, Pratt & Whitney was awarded a $969 million modification to a previous contract to extend the F135 engine System Development and Demonstration (SDD) phase by 16 months.

The F135-PW-100 CTOL/CV will power the US Air Force and US Navy F-35A/C variants operating from air force bases and aircraft carriers respectively.

F135-PW-100 Applications


Combat Aircraft B-21 Raider F-35A Lightning II F-35C Lightning II F-35I Adir

F135-PW-100 Specifications

Weight
Max Thrust non-Afterburning: 25,000 pound
Max Thrust with Afterburning: 40,000 pound (18,144 kilogram)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
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Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

F135-PW-100 News

There are 52 news between
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Monday, March 16, 2020US Navy and Japan Excercise an Option for 32 Additional F135-PW-100 Engines
Friday, December 20, 2019US Navy Orders 33 Additional F135 Engines Under Lot 14 Contract
Thursday, November 21, 2019US Air Force and Marine Corps Order 58 Additional F135-PW-100/600 Engines
Monday, September 30, 2019US Navy Finalizes Order for 331 F135 Engines Through 2023
Wednesday, September 11, 2019FMS: Poland Requests Sale of 32 F-35A Jet as Replacement for Su-22 and Mig-29 Aircraft
Friday, May 31, 2019US and FMS Customers Order 191 F135-PW-100 and 42 F135-PW-600 Engines
Thursday, May 31, 2018US Navy Places Order for 131 Lot 11 F135 Engines
Friday, March 23, 2018US Navy Orders 137 Lot 12 Pratt & Whitney F135 Engines
Friday, January 19, 2018FMS: Belgium Requests Sale of 34 F-35A Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft
Tuesday, November 8, 2016Pratt & Whitney Awarded Lot XI F135 Engine Contract

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems
Australia25
Lot 13 (15)
Israel51
Engines ordered under Lot VIII (2), IX (7)
Italy17
Engines ordered under Lot VI (4); VII (3); VIII (2); Lot 13 (8)
Japan48
Engines ordered under Lot VIII (4)
Norway28
Engines ordered under Lot VII (2); VIII (2); IX (6); Lot 11 (6); Lot 13 (12)
United States of America512
Engines powering US Air Force F-35A and US Navy F-35C Lot I (2) , II (6), III (7), IV (18), V (27), VI (25); VII (23); VIII (23); IX (28); X (48); Lot 11 (61); Lot 12 (80); Lot 13 (57); Lot 14 (80 + 26)

Grand Total 78312
 
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