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Time is running out to fix the problem and keep F-35 production going, according to Rep. Rob Wittman.
The Technology Refresh 3 upgrades will lay the groundwork for a major modernization effort known as Block 4.
The halt in acceptance flights and deliveries following the mishap meant Lockheed Martin delivered fewer F-35s than required in 2022.
The head of the Air Force's propulsion directorate is concerned cancellation of AETP would weaken the advanced engine industrial base.