"I continue to be impressed with the excellent hardware condition following accelerated mission testing of the F119. The durability results are a very good indicator for the future performance of the Pratt & Whitney F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II," said Tom Johnson, chief engineer of the F119 and F135 Programs. "The F119 engine shares mature core components with the F135 engine, which provides tremendous benefits from a cost and durability standpoint. This will benefit the F-35 program with respect to engine maturity, single engine safety, and reduced sustainment costs."
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