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Saturday, October 18, 2014
Commercial Engines, Featured

Pratt & Whitney Statement on Mitsubishi Regional Jet Rollout

Pratt & Whitney congratulates Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation on the rollout and completion of the first Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ). Both companies designed and developed the Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine for the MRJ after Mitsubishi became the first customer of the PurePower® series of engines. … See more

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Military Engines, Leadership, Featured

Performance-Based Logistics Offer Major Pentagon Savings, Increased Readiness

About 40 national security experts and industry leaders convened at the Brookings Institution Tuesday morning to debate solutions for cutting U.S. Defense Department costs without undermining military readiness. … See more

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Community, Featured

Engineers Test Leadership, Teamwork and Project Management Skills, 7,500 Miles from Home

In April, Wei Guo was in Sabhung, Nepal, meeting with his Engineers Without Borders team and local community members about a project to bring water from a spring down a steep hillside to the homes up above. … See more

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Military Engines, History, Featured

This Day in History: TF30-Powered F-111 Unveiled in Fort Worth, Texas

Fifty years ago today – October 15, 1964 – the U.S. Air Force rolled out its newest aircraft, the F-111, at the General Dynamics plant in Fort Worth, Texas. … See more

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Military Engines

Contract Awarded on Seventh Lot of F135 Engines

The U.S. Department of Defense awarded Pratt & Whitney a contract for the seventh lot of F135 propulsion systems to power F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Today's contract announcement for $592 million raises the total procurement contract value to $680 million. … See more

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Engineering, Leadership

Prete: 'The Way You Set Yourself Apart is by Creating Innovative Products'

Tom Prete, vice president of Engineering, discusses the history - and the future - of Pratt & Whitney in an interview with WTNH-TV. … See more

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Supply Chain

Pratt & Whitney Supply Chain Newsletter Highlights Company's Bright Future

The newsletter provides suppliers with the most up-to-date news and milestones to get them excited about being part of Pratt & Whitney's growth story. … See more

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Community

Pratt & Whitney Volunteers Lend a Hand at ReStore Home Improvement Center

Several volunteers from Pratt & Whitney recently took to the aisles and back rooms of the ReStore in Cromwell, Connecticut, to assist the non-profit home improvement store with a variety of tasks. … See more

Monday, September 29, 2014
History

Rentschler Inducted into Connecticut Hall of Fame

Pratt & Whitney founder Frederick Rentschler was among six individuals inducted into the Connecticut Hall of Fame during a ceremony held last week in Hartford, Connecticut. … See more

Friday, September 26, 2014
Supply Chain, Operations

Jill Albertelli Gives Keynote Address About Innovation and Growth at Aerospace Summit

To solve the challenges of the 21st century, the aerospace industry needs to partner for innovation and growth using a holistic approach of an ecosystem. That was the key message Jill Albertelli, vice president, Supply Management, delivered during her keynote address at the Aerospace and Defense International Trade Summit in Groton, Connecticut, on Sept. 22 and 23. … See more

Friday, September 26, 2014
Supply Chain

LAI International Signs $127 Million Engine Component Agreement with Pratt & Whitney

LAI International, Inc. has signed a 15-year agreement valued at more than $127 million with Pratt & Whitney. Under the agreement, LAI International, Inc. will provide parts for Pratt & Whitney's next generation engine programs. … See more

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Statement on Republic of Korea Approval to Procure F-35A Lightning II

The Republic of Korea finalized its formal selection of the Pratt & Whitney-powered F-35A Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program. … See more

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
History

This Day in History, September 24, 1959: Pratt & Whitney Canada Assembles the PT6 Engine

On this day 55 years ago, some U.S. Pratt & Whitney employees picking up the company newspaper, The Powerplant, got a bit of a surprise. … See more