September 28, 2012

Pratt & Whitney’s F119 engine achieves significant milestones

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the 500th F119 engine, which powers the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, to the U.S. Air Force. This delivery is accompanied by another significant milestone for the F119 program – more than 20 years of simulated operational service through Accelerated Mission Tests (AMTs), an achievement that further demonstrates the maturity and dependability of the world’s first fifth-generation fighter engine. “Delivery of the 500th F119 engine, along with our accomplishments in AMT, provides tangible proof of the durability of this fifth generation propulsion system,” said Cliff Stone, director, F119 Program, Pratt & Whitney. “We are on track to deliver the final F119 engine by the end of the year, and we continue to demonstrate substantial life extension capabilities and cost savings through AMT to our valued customer.”



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