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The F-106 was powered by a single Pratt & Whitney J75 axial-flow, dual compressor J75-P-17 turbojet engine producing 16,100lb's of thrust, 24,500lb's of thrust in afterburner. The J75 was a scaled up J57 and first flew in 1955. This turbojet was in production from 1956 through 1967 and was the same engine which powered the Republic F-105 Thunderchief.