Wednesday, 2 October 2019

Pratt & Whitney Gets $2.2B Modification on F-35 Engine Production, Delivery Contract

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Pratt & Whitney Gets $2.2B Modification on F-35 Engine Production, Delivery Contract – GovCon Wire

United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has received a $2.19B contract modification to manufacture F-35 aircraft propulsion systems for the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force.

The Air Force and Navy will receive 112 and 25 F135-PW-100 engines, respectively, through the modification,  while the Marine Corps will obtain 46 units of the PW-600 variant, the Department of Defense said Monday.

Pratt & Whitney will also use funds to procure long lead components and associated parts needed to produce  129 PW-100s for non-DoD participants and another 19 PW-600s for foreign military sales customers.

Naval Air Systems Command is the contracting activity. Work will occur through February 2023 at various locations in Connecticut, Indiana and the U.K.


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