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October 2014

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Military Engines

F-35 Joint Program Office, Pratt & Whitney Conclude Engine Investigation, Agree to Contract for Eighth Lot of F135 Engines

The U.S. Department of Defense awarded Pratt & Whitney a modification to a previously awarded contract for the eighth lot of F135 propulsion systems to power F-35 Lightning II aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Commercial Engines, Military Engines

IAE Statement on KC-390 Rollout

IAE International Aero Engines AG congratulates Embraer Defense & Security on the rollout and completion of the first KC-390 aircraft. … See more

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Military Engines, Leadership

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

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Military Engines, History

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

September 2014

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

May 2014

Friday, May 30, 2014
Military Engines

X-47B UCAS Team Accepts Prestigious Collier Trophy

On Thursday, representatives from Pratt & Whitney joined the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and the industry team responsible for developing the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) in Washington, D.C., to accept what is widely considered the most prestigious award in all of aviation – the Robert J. Collier Trophy. … See more

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Statement on Turkish Government's F-35 Procurement Decision

The Turkish government has announced their intention to procure their first two F-35A Lightning II fighters, which are powered by Pratt & Whitney's fifth generation F135 engines. … See more

April 2014

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Military Engines

X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Wins Prestigious Robert J. Collier Trophy

The U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS), which is powered by Pratt & Whitney's F100-PW-220U engine, has been named the winner of the 2013 Robert J. Collier Trophy by the National Aeronautic Association. … See more

March 2014

Monday, March 24, 2014
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Statement on Republic of Korea Selection of F-35A Lightning II

The Republic of Korea has formally selected the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, powered by the Pratt & Whitney F135 engine, for its F-X fighter acquisition program. … See more