Category Archives: engine

Engine cooling issue sidelines LCS Sioux City


The littoral combat ship Sioux City is laid up after air was found in the ship’s lube oil, which could affect engine cooling and raise the risk of overheating, Naval Surface Force Atlantic officials confirmed this week. The problem was discovered Jan. 12 during routine maintenance aboard the ship, which was commissioned less than three […]

An engine shortage is the newest problem to hit the F-35 enterprise

Correction 2/12/2021 at 6:23 p.m. EST: In an earlier version of the story, a defense official gave an erroneous target for power module production. The story has been revised with the correct number. WASHINGTON — The F-35 joint strike fighter program is grappling with a shortage of the jet’s Pratt & Whitney F135 engine, and […]