Power, innovation and dependability are at the core of the F135, which powers all three variants of the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft.

The F135’s 5th  Generation propulsion capabilities provide the warfighters of today and tomorrow the technological edge to fight and win.

Defined by Capability


With more than 40,000 lbs. of thrust, unmatched low-observable signature, world-class thermal management, and the most advanced integrated engine control system ever created, the F135 engine is the heartbeat of the F-35.

Not only is the F135 the most powerful and most advanced fighter engine ever produced, it’s also the most dependable – demonstrating a step change in readiness and reliability over 4th generation fighter engines.

The F135 delivers unrivaled performance to the warfighter, enabling operations in the most advanced threat environments and redefining what’s possible for our customers and their missions.

The F135 engine delivers unparalleled value for the taxpayer, providing a generational leap in performance and reliability at an incremental cost over 4th generation engines commensurate with its world-class design attributes, high tech components, and 5th Generation enabling technologies.

Delivering Superior Operational Value, Defined by Its: