An entry in the July 12 Daily Report confused the Air Force’s Advanced Engine Technology Program and Pratt & Whitney’s own F135 engine improvement program. Pratt’s Block 1 upgrade is expected to deliver a 7-10 percent increase in efficiency over the existing F135, while Block 2, building on Block 1 and incorporating technology from the AETP, will up the efficiency to a total 25 percent better fuel burn over the existing F135. We have corrected the original entry.
Feb. 24, 2024
Timely aid for Ukraine, particularly long-range weapons, is critical to western security, CSIS panelists said, suggesting the war in Europe could end in 2025 if either side runs out of resources.