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F135-PW-100  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2016
Total Production: 391
Unitary Cost: USD$41 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: 474
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 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.

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.

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)
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Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
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Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

F135-PW-100 News

There are 43 news between
24 May 2004 and 8 Nov 2016
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016Pratt & Whitney Awarded Lot XI F135 Engine Contract
Thursday, July 7, 2016Pratt & Whitney Awarded Contract for 97 Lot 10 F135 Engines
Monday, April 11, 2016US Navy Awards Pratt & Whitney Lot IX Contract for 63 F135 Engines
Monday, March 14, 2016Pratt & Whitney Selected as Engine Provider for US Air Force B-21 Bomber
Thursday, April 30, 2015Pratt & Whitney Awarded Lot X Advance Acquisition Contract for 90 F135 Engines
Friday, December 12, 2014F-35 MRO&U Assignments Made by DoD
Thursday, October 30, 2014Pratt & Whitney Awarded Lot 8 Contract for 48 F135 Engines
Tuesday, October 14, 2014US Navy Awards LRIP VII Contract for 29 F135 Engines
Thursday, July 17, 2014Pratt & Whitney Signs F135 Depot Activation Contract with AIM Norway
Tuesday, May 20, 2014F135 Engine Exceeds Expectations During Live Fire Survivability Testing

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems
Israel51
Engines ordered under Lot VIII (2), IX (7)
Italy9
Engines ordered under Lot VI (4); VII (3); VIII (2)
Japan42
Engines ordered under Lot VIII (4)
Norway10
Engines ordered under Lot VII (2); VIII (2); IX (6)
United States of America208
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) aircraft

Grand Total 39111
 
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