Who pays for the F-35 alternate engine?

Dale Church, former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering

wfedstaff | June 4, 2015 12:17 am

The Pentagon has been telling Congress for years it doesn’t want the F136 alternative engine for the F35 fighter jet, because it costs too much money. Congress finally agreed, but now the engine’s makers, GE and Rolls Royce, say they’re going to keep the project going. Dale Church, former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, discusses who pays for the second engine.