F-35 Alternate Engine Program: Background and Issues for Congress

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The administration's proposal to terminate the alternate engine program for the F-35 Lightning II fighter is a significant issue for Congress in FY2012, with implications for the defense budget, military capability in the future, and the division of power between Congress and the executive branch. This report discusses these issues.

Creator(s): Gertler, Jeremiah
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: January 10, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Gertler, Jeremiah

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: January 10, 2011
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The administration's proposal to terminate the alternate engine program for the F-35 Lightning II fighter is a significant issue for Congress in FY2012, with implications for the defense budget, military capability in the future, and the division of power between Congress and the executive branch. This report discusses these issues.

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60 pages.

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