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April 2014

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney, Levett Engineering Grow Industrial Participation in Australia for the F135 Engine and F-35 Lightning II

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), has awarded a contract to Levett Engineering to manufacture components that will be installed into F135 engines. … See more

February 2014

Monday, February 24, 2014
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Honors Five Engineers as Distinguished Engineers of the Year

Pratt & Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) honored five Distinguished Engineers of the Year during National Engineers Week. … See more

Friday, February 21, 2014
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney, IHI Celebrate 2 Million Flight Hours with Japan Air Self Defense Forces

Pratt & Whitney has reached more than 33 years of flying F100 engines with the Japan Self Defense Forces (JSDF), which equates to approximately 2 million flight hours. In late 1975, the JSDF selected the F-15, powered by Pratt & Whitney F100-100 engines, to serve as their new air self-defense fighter. … See more

December 2013

Friday, December 20, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney, Boeing Celebrate Delivery of First PW4062 Engines for KC-46 Tankers

Pratt & Whitney and Boeing officials celebrated the delivery of the first PW4062 engines for the first KC-46 test aircraft during an event at Boeing's Everett, Wash., facility this week. … See more

Thursday, December 12, 2013
Operations, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Opens New F100 Engine Overhaul Facility in Columbus, Ga.

Pratt & Whitney has opened its new F100 engine overhaul facility in Columbus, Ga. The new 105,000-square-foot facility enhances Pratt & Whitney's capacity to service engines that power F-16 and F-15 fighter aircraft used by the U.S. Air Force and international military customers. … See more

November 2013

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney and IHI Sign Contract for Japan F135 Engines and Industrial Participation

IHI Corporation has signed a contract with Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), to qualify components for the Japanese fleet of F135 engines that power the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. … See more

October 2013

Monday, October 21, 2013
Military Engines

ATEC Successfully Completes Testing of First HPW3000 Engine

The Advanced Turbine Engine Company, LLC (ATEC), a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Pratt & Whitney (NYSE:UTX) joint venture, has successfully completed testing of its first HPW3000 engine, which is being offered as a solution for the U.S. Army's Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP). … See more

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Military Engines

Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation Awards Pratt & Whitney Contract to Support F100 Engines

The Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO) has agreed to a four-year contract agreement with Pratt & Whitney for a performance-based Material Management Program (MMP) to support the Royal Norwegian Air Force's F100-PW-220E engine fleet. … See more

Friday, October 4, 2013
Commercial Engines, Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Completes New V2500® Engine Line: Prepares for Ramp Up at Connecticut Engine Center

Today, Pratt & Whitney completed the second phase of an assembly-floor transformation project at its Middletown, Conn., facility to prepare the Engine Center to ramp up for production of its portion of PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for the Airbus A320neo family and increase capacity for the F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II for the U.S. Military. … See more

September 2013

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Advancing Sixth Generation Military Engine Technology

Pratt & Whitney and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) have begun testing of Pratt & Whitney's unique, adaptive supersonic fighter engine fan rig based on a full-scale F135 development fan to advance the next generation of military fighter engine technology. … See more

August 2013

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Military Engines

F-35 Joint Program Office and Pratt & Whitney Media Announcement

The U.S. Department of Defense and Pratt & Whitney have reached an agreement in principle for a production contract for the sixth lot of F135 propulsion systems to power the F-35 Lightning II, which continues a reduction in costs associated with engine production. … See more

Friday, August 9, 2013
Military Engines

Lockheed Martin Showcases F-35 Cockpit Demonstrator to Local Workers and Elected Officials During Special Employee Appreciation Event at Pratt & Whitney Facility

Governor Paul LePage (R-ME), Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), Speaker Mark Eves (D-ME), local elected officials, facility employees and members of the media "flew" the F-35 Lightning II demonstrator at a special employee appreciation event hosted today by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and program partner Pratt & Whitney … See more

July 2013

Thursday, July 11, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Powers Northrop Grumman and Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System to Aviation History

Pratt & Whitney's F100-PW-220U engine and exhaust system recently powered the first ever carrier-based catapult launch, touch and go, and arrested landing of Northrop Grumman's X-47B flight test aircraft for the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program. … See more

June 2013

Thursday, June 20, 2013
Commercial Engines, Military Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney Announces More Than 1,000 New Engine Orders; Highlights F135 Engine Milestone at 2013 Paris Air Show

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced new orders for more than 1,000 engines, including options, and highlighted key milestones for its military engines programs - including the F135 engine - at the 2013 Paris Air Show. … See more

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Military Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney Completes Initial Design Review for Adaptive Engine Technology Development Program

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has successfully completed initial design review with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory on its Adaptive Engine Technology Development (AETD) Program. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Military Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney Delivers 100th F135 Engine for the F-35 Lightning II

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the 100th F135 propulsion system, the power plant for the F-35 Lightning II, to the U.S. government. … See more

April 2013

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Completes U.S. Air Force C-17 Program of Record for F117 Production Install Engines

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has completed production install F117 engine deliveries for the U.S. Air Force, marking more than 20 years of successfully powering the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. … See more

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Military Engines

Thailand Awards Materials Management Contract to Pratt & Whitney to Support F100 Engine Maintenance

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a materials management program foreign military sales contract to Pratt & Whitney to support the F100-PW-220 engines powering the Royal Thai Air Force fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters. … See more

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Military Engines

Republic of Singapore Places Purchase Order for Seven Pratt & Whitney F100 Engines

Pratt & Whitney has received a contract from the Republic of Singapore for the purchase of seven advanced F100-PW-229 EEP engines to power the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters. … See more

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Completes Industrial Offset Program in Canada

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) recently completed a successful offset requirement to support Canada's Industrial and Regional Benefits Policy. The company cooperated closely with Industry Canada to meet its commitments two years ahead of schedule. … See more

March 2013

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney, U.S. Air Force Complete First Depot Overhaul of an F119 Engine

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), together with its U.S. Air Force partner at the F119 Heavy Maintenance Center (HMC) at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., celebrated another significant milestone in the F119 program. … See more

February 2013

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Commercial Engines, Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Transforms Middletown Assembly Area for New PurePower® PW1100G-JM and F135 Engines

Pratt & Whitney completed the first phase of an assembly-floor transformation project at its Middletown, Conn., facility that prepares the Engine Center to produce its portion of PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for the Airbus A320neo and increases production capacity for the F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II for the U.S. military. … See more

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Receives First Engine Components from Levett Engineering for RAAF's First F-35 Lightning II

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), announced that Levett Engineering has delivered their first engine components that will be installed into F135 engines for the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II aircraft … See more

Thursday, February 21, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney F117 Engines Surpass 10 Million Flight Hours on C-17 Fleet

Pratt & Whitney's F117 engine, the exclusive power for the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifter, recently exceeded 10 million engine flight hours. At the same time, the C-17 exceeded 2.5 million flight hours while supporting military and humanitarian mission in support of U.S. and allied troops around the globe. … See more

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Powers Qatar's Latest Boeing C-17s

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), recently delivered eight F117-PW-100 engines to power two new Boeing C-17 Globemaster IIIs for the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF). … See more

Monday, February 4, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First 10 Engines to Boeing for India's C-17 Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has delivered the first 10 F117 engines to Boeing to power a fleet of C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft for the Indian Air Force. … See more

January 2013

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers Final Production F119 Engine to the U.S. Air Force

Pratt & Whitney Military Engines today delivered the 507th and last production F119 engine to the U.S. Air Force for its F-22 Raptor fleet. … See more

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Receives $300 Million Contract to Support F100 Engine Maintenance for Republic of Korea

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has received a $300 million Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract from the Republic of Korea government in support of the F100 engines powering the Republic of Korea Air Force fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters and Boeing F-15K fighters. … See more

November 2012

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Develop Advanced Variable Speed Turbine for Army Rotorcraft

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army to research and develop an Advanced Variable-Speed Power Turbine (AVSPOT) to meet the range and lift requirements for current and future force rotorcraft. … See more

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Congratulates U.S. Marine Corps for World's First F-35B Lightning II Operational Squadron

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), joined today with other industry partners to celebrate and offer congratulations to the United States Marine Corps for the official stand-up and re-designation of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, the world's first operational squadron to fly the F-35B Lightning II aircraft. … See more

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Military Engines

C-17 Sustainment Team Wins Top Award for Government-Industry Partnership

The C-17 Globemaster III Integrated Sustainment Program (GISP) was recently awarded the 2012 Secretary of Defense "Gerald R. Beck" Performance Based Logistics (PBL) system-level Award by the Secretary of Defense. The GISP team includes Pratt & Whitney, Boeing, and the U.S. Air Force. … See more

September 2012

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's F119 Engine Achieves Significant Milestones

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the 500th F119 engine, which powers the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, to the U.S. Air Force. This delivery is accompanied by another significant milestone for the F119 program – more than 20 years of simulated operational service through Accelerated Mission Tests (AMTs) … See more

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Selected for Negotiations for U.S. Air Force Adaptive Engine Technology Development Program

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been selected for negotiations by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) for the Adaptive Engine Technology Development (AETD) program. … See more

July 2012

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Celebrates 40 Years of F100 Engine Power

Pratt & Whitney celebrates 40 years of F100 propulsion, marking the development and delivery of its first F100 engines … See more

June 2012

Monday, June 11, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney and the Italian Air Force Celebrate the Successful F-16 'Peace Caesar' and F100 Fleet Management Programs

Pratt & Whitney and the Italian Air Force celebrated the highly successful Peace Caesar F-16 lease program and supporting Pratt & Whitney F100 Fleet Management Program during the F-16 departure ceremony on May 23… See more

May 2012

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers 50th F135 Engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Pratt & Whitney has successfully delivered the 50th production F135 engine – powering Lockheed Martin’s fifth-generation F-35 Lightning II – to the U.S. Department of Defense. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp… See more

March 2012

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney and Boeing Representatives Sign Engine Contract to Power U.S. Air Force’s KC-46 Tanker

Bennett Croswell, president of Pratt & Whitney’s Military Engines division, and Maureen Dougherty, Boeing vice president and program manager, KC-46 Tanker Program, hosted a ceremonial engine contract signing event today at Boeing’s Tanker… See more

February 2012

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney’s F135 Engine Exceeds 20,000 Hours Powering the F-35

Pratt & Whitney’s F135 engine—exclusively powering Lockheed Martin’s fifth-generation F-35 Lightning II—exceeded 20,000 total engine hours while powering the fleet of F-35 flight test aircraft, including 17,700 ground test hours and 2,500 flight test hours. This marks yet another milestone for Pratt & Whitney… See more

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Military Engines

F119 Achieves Significant Milestone Powering the F-22; 200,000 Flight Hours Logged During Safest Engine Introduction in USAF History

Pratt & Whitney’s F119, the world’s first fifth-generation engine and the predecessor to the F135, has surpassed the 200,000 flight hour milestone powering Lockheed Martin’s F-22 Raptor. This milestone recognizes the F119 as a fully mature engine. In addition, the F119 has demonstrated the safest and most reliable introduction of a fighter engine in United States Air Force history… See more

January 2012

Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Awarded $194M F135 Long-Lead Production Contract

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Pratt & Whitney a $194,097,296 long-lead production contract for F135 engines to power the F-35 Lightning II. The low rate initial production (LRIP) contract covers long-lead materials for the sixth lot of F135 engines, and provides Pratt & Whitney the ability to start procuring long-lead items for production engines… See more

Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Awarded Contract for F135 Engine Production Worth Up To $1.12B

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Pratt & Whitney an undefinitized contract award (UCA) not to exceed $1,122,306,649 for F135 production engines to power the F-35 Lightning II. Pratt & Whitney and the DoD have reached a tentative agreement on key terms for the low rate initial production (LRIP) 5 contract which contains fixed-price and cost-plus incentive fee elements… See more

December 2011

Monday, December 19, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Receives Engine Contract for Boeing C-17s Sold to India

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), recently received a contract to produce the first four F117-PW-100 engines that will power the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III for the Indian Air Force. … See more

November 2011

Monday, November 28, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Powers Flight of Second Northrop Grumman X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System for U.S. Navy

Pratt & Whitney's F100-PW-220U engine and exhaust system have successfully powered the first flight of the second Northrop Grumman X-47B flight test aircraft for the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program. … See more

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney F135 Propulsion System Powers Successful Sea Trials for F-35 Program

Sea trials have concluded for the F-35B Lightning II's Short Takeoff and Vertical Landing (STOVL) aircraft. Flying under the power of Pratt & Whitney's F135 propulsion system, two STOVL variants conducted 72 short takeoffs and vertical landings, for a total of 260 vertical landings in the program. … See more

October 2011

Friday, October 21, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Dedicates F-35 Lightning II Aircraft Models to Employees at Conn. Facility

Pratt & Whitney dedicated three F-35 Lightning II aircraft models to its employees during a ceremony at its main Connecticut plant yesterday. … See more

September 2011

Monday, September 12, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Donates $1 Million and Twin Wasp Engine to National World War II Museum; Dave Hess Joins Board of Trustees

Pratt & Whitney has donated $1 million to the National World War II Museum to help tell the story of America's experience in the war that changed the world. In addition to the monetary pledge, the company is donating a Twin Wasp R-1830-90D, an engine that powered several different World War II aircraft. … See more

August 2011

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Military Engines

PHOTO: Pratt & Whitney-Powered F-15C Departs

A Pratt & Whitney-powered F-15C Eagle from the Massachusetts Air National Guard's 104th Fighter Wing departs Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, for Barnes Air National Guard Base, Mass., on Aug. 12. … See more

Friday, August 26, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Receives Above & Beyond Award For Support of Employees in National Guard and Reserves

Pratt & Whitney's North Berwick facility has been awarded the Above & Beyond award from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve as an employer who has gone above and beyond the legal requirements for granting leave and providing support for military duty by their employees. … See more

Friday, August 12, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's Enhanced F100 Engine Powers First F-16 Delivery to Royal Moroccan Air Force

The Royal Moroccan Air Force unveiled the first four of 24 Pratt & Whitney-powered F-16 aircraft in a ceremony on August 4 at Ben Guerrir Air Base in Marrakech, Morocco. … See more

June 2011

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney and U.S. Air Force Initiate First F119 Engine Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney and the U.S. Air Force have begun to overhaul the first F119 engine to reach its mid-life inspection at the F119 Heavy Maintenance Center (HMC) located at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Okla. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Military Engines

United Arab Emirates Air Force Receives First Pratt & Whitney-powered C-17 Aircraft

The United Arab Emirates Air Force recently received its first C-17 Globemaster III, powered exclusively by four Pratt & Whitney F117 engines. The UAE Air Force is slated to receive a total of six C-17s by 2012. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Military Engines

U.S. Air Force and Pratt & Whitney Complete First F117 Overhaul at Oklahoma Maintenance Facility

With the assistance of Pratt & Whitney representatives, Airmen at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Okla., recently completed repairs on the first F117 engine at the base's new F117 Heavy Maintenance Center. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First F135 Spare Engine to Eglin Air Force Base for F-35 Training Operations

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the first F135 spare engine to the U.S. Air Force at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida to support F-35 Lightning II training operations to begin this summer. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Military Engines

India To Acquire C-17s Exclusively Powered By Pratt & Whitney F117 Engines

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that India's Ministry of Defence has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance with the U.S. government to acquire 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifters exclusively powered by four Pratt & Whitney F117 engines. … See more

May 2011

Monday, May 16, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Awarded $1.13B Contract for F135 Engine Production

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Pratt & Whitney a $1.13 billion contract for F135 production engines to power the F-35 Lightning II. … See more

Friday, May 6, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First F135 Engine for Low Rate Initial Production Lot 3

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the first F135 engine for low rate initial production (LRIP) 3 to the U.S. Government for the F-35 Lightning II program. … See more

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Celebrates Museum Installation of JSF119 Engine at Smithsonian Institution

Pratt & Whitney announced yesterday that its JSF119 propulsion system has been installed by the Smithsonian Institution at the National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. … See more

March 2011

Thursday, March 31, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Receives Maintenance Contract Extension to Support F100 Engines for Italian Air Force

Pratt & Whitney has received a $6.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to extend its fleet management program for F100-PW-220E engines powering the Italian Air Force's F-16 fighters. … See more

Thursday, March 31, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's F119 Engine Hot Section Demonstrates Full-Life Capability

Pratt & Whitney's F119 engine powering the U.S. Air Force's F-22 Raptor, successfully reached its first hot section full-life capability of 4,325 total accumulated cycles (TACs), during a recent mission at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia. … See more

Monday, March 21, 2011
Military Engines

Five Pratt & Whitney Engineers Honored as Distinguished Engineers of the Year By Hartford ASME for Their Work on the F135 Engine for the F-35 Fighter

Pratt & Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) honored five Distinguished Engineers of the Year at the annual awards dinner in Manchester, Conn. during National Engineers Week. … See more

Thursday, March 3, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Deliver First JT8D-219 Engine for Re-engined Joint STARS Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney will deliver its first reconfigured JT8D-219 engine, to Northrop Grumman later this month as part of the U.S. Air Force's re-engined E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Radar System (Joint STARS) aircraft program. … See more

February 2011

Monday, February 28, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's F135 Engine Powers First Flight of Production F-35 Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney's F135 conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) production engine powered the successful first flight of a production F-35 aircraft on Friday, Feb. 25. This milestone marks the introduction of Pratt & Whitney's F135 production engines into service. … See more

Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney F117 Engine Exceeds 8 Million Flight Hours

Pratt & Whitney's F117 engine, the exclusive power for the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifter, recently exceeded 8 million engine flight hours. … See more

Monday, February 7, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Propulsion System Successfully Powers First Flight of X-47B Navy-Northrop Grumman Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration Program

Pratt & Whitney's F100-PW-220U engine and exhaust system have successfully powered the first flight of the Navy / Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) X-47B flight test aircraft for the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program. … See more

January 2011

Thursday, January 6, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Military Engines Power Biofuel Tests for U.S. Air Force

A Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-220 engine recently powered its first biofuel test flight of a U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. … See more

Monday, January 3, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's Short Take Off Vertical Landing Variant F135 Engine Receives Initial Service Release

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, has achieved initial service release (ISR) for the short take off and vertical landing variant (STOVL) F135 engine, marking another major milestone. … See more

December 2010

Monday, December 20, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's F135 Engine Exceeds 20,000 Test Hours and Completes All Initial Service Release Development Testing

Pratt & Whitney's F135 engine has surpassed 20,000 test hours as it completes the ground development and demonstration phase of the program. … See more

Thursday, December 9, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First Production F135 Short Take Off Vertical Landing Engine

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the first production F135 Short Take Off/Vertical Landing (STOVL) engine for the F-35 Lightning II, a major milestone and clear demonstration that the F135 STOVL propulsion system has transitioned from development to production. … See more

November 2010

Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney To Power Egyptian Air Force F-16s

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, was awarded a contract for $46 million to provide F100-PW-229 Enhanced Engine Package (EEP) engines to power the Egyptian Air Force's new fleet of 20 F-16 aircraft. … See more

Monday, November 15, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's F100-229 Engine Enhancement Package Completes Record-Breaking Accelerated Mission Test

Pratt & Whitney's newest member of the F100 engine family, the F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP), has successfully completed more than 6,000 total accumulated cycles (TACs) in an accelerated mission test (AMT) at the U.S. Air Force's Arnold Engine Development Center in Tennessee. … See more

October 2010

Monday, October 18, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney F135 STOVL Successfully Completed Rigorous Thermal Testing

The Pratt & Whitney F135 short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) variant propulsion system took one more step toward government certification recently with the successful completion of one of the most rigorous, demanding tests in the entire qualification program. … See more

Thursday, October 14, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Awarded F100 Engine Contract To Power Hellenic Air Force F-16s

Pratt & Whitney was awarded a $33.9 million contract for additional F100 spare engines in support of the Hellenic Air Force's fleet of F-16 aircraft. … See more

Thursday, October 14, 2010
Military Engines

Israel Ministry of Defense Signs Agreement for Purchase of F-35 Aircraft

The Israeli Minister of Defense Director General (Maj. Gen. Ret.) Udi Shani, has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance for the procurement of F-35 Lightning II aircraft, produced by Lockheed Martin. Pratt & Whitney's F135 engine will power the initial purchase of the Israel Air Force's F-35 aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Military Engines

P&W Awarded $33.8 Million DARPA Contract for New Engine Technology Development

Pratt & Whitney received a $33.8 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop Constant Volume Combustion (CVC) engine technology under Phase II of the Vulcan advanced propulsion program. … See more

September 2010

Monday, September 20, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's F119 Demonstrates Full Life Capability

Pratt & Whitney's F119 engine powering the F-22 Raptor has successfully completed 8,650 total accumulated cycles, or TACs, representing the first time a fifth generation fighter engine has demonstrated the ability to meet full life requirements. … See more

Monday, September 20, 2010
Military Engines

F135 Engine Exceeds 19,000 Hours as Short Take Off Vertical Landing Variant Nears Initial Service Release Certification

The Pratt & Whitney F135 engine has surpassed 19,000 hours and the Short Take Off Vertical Landing (STOVL) variant is in the final stages of testing prior to receiving Initial Service Release Certification from the U.S. government later this year. … See more

July 2010

Thursday, July 22, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Qualifies Fokker Aerostructures as a Production Source for the F135 Static Structure, Awards Follow-On Contract for Additional Work

Pratt & Whitney has completed the first article inspection of a production quality static structure for the F135 engine produced by Fokker Aerostructures, a company based in The Netherlands. … See more

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement with Australian Supplier Broens Industries for F135 Engine Work

Pratt & Whitney has selected Broens Industries to design and manufacture a critical component as part of the maintenance and overhaul solution for the F135 propulsion system powering the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Awards F135 IBR Production Contract to Alp Aviation

Pratt & Whitney has awarded Alp Aviation a contract to produce F135 fully machined titanium Integrally Bladed Rotors (IBR). … See more

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney and Kale Group Form Joint Venture Partnership

Pratt & Whitney and Kale Havacilik San, A.S., (Kale Group) of Istanbul, Turkey, announced the formation of a joint venture partnership to produce aircraft engine components today at the Farnborough Airshow. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney's Fifth Generation Propulsion Systems Set Standard for Safety, Performance and Reliability

Pratt & Whitney's fifth generation family of propulsion systems have achieved numerous milestones in 2010, continuing to set the standard for military jet engine safety, reliability and performance. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement with Australian Supplier Production Parts for F135 Engine Work

Pratt & Whitney signed a purchase order with Production Parts to manufacture a critical engine component for the F135 propulsion system program. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Signs Ten-Year Agreement with Volvo Aero Norway for Engine Shaft Production

Pratt & Whitney signed a ten-year agreement with Volvo Aero Norway to produce military engine shafts for Pratt & Whitney engines including the F135 powering the F-35 Lightning II and the F119 powering the F-22 Raptor. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney To Power Royal Moroccan Air Force F-16s

Pratt & Whitney was awarded a contract from the U.S. Government valued at approximately $145 million to provide engines to power the Royal Moroccan Air Force's new fleet of F-16 aircraft. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney's F119 Engine Powers F-22 at Farnborough Air Show

Attendees of the 40th Farnborough Air Show are in for an amazing display of aerospace technology and performance when the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor performs every day of the show. … See more

Friday, July 9, 2010
Military Engines

Lt. Gov. Fedele and Congressional Leaders Larson, DeLauro and Courtney Recognize Pratt & Whitney and Boeing for NewGen Tanker Partnership

Lieutenant Governor Michael Fedele and U.S. Reps. John B. Larson, Rosa DeLauro, and Joe Courtney today celebrated the selection of the Pratt & Whitney PW4062 engine as the exclusive power for Boeing's proposed NewGen Tanker platform to be offered to the U.S. Air Force for its tanker recapitalization program. … See more

June 2010

Monday, June 28, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney F135 Propulsion System Achieves Historic Supersonic Success

The Pratt & Whitney F135 propulsion system has powered the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II Short Takeoff and Vertical Landing (STOVL) variant through another major program achievement, with the first supersonic flight of the STOVL F-35B aircraft. … See more

Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney F135 Propulsion System Achieves Successful First Navy Variant F-35C Flight, Installation of First Production F135

The Pratt & Whitney F135 propulsion system celebrated two major program milestones recently, with the successful maiden flight of the Lockheed Martin Navy variant F-35C Lightning II, powered by a production configuration F135 engine, as well as installation of the first production F135 engine into a production F-35 aircraft. … See more

May 2010

Thursday, May 27, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's F135 Advanced Multi-Variable Control Team Receives UTC's Prestigious George Mead Award for Outstanding Engineering Accomplishment

Pratt & Whitney engineers Louis Celiberti, Timothy Crowley, James Fuller and Cary Powell won the George Mead Award – United Technologies Corp.'s highest award for outstanding engineering achievement – for their pioneering work in developing the world's first advanced multi-variable control (AMVC) design for the only engine that powers the F-35 Lightning II flight test program. … See more

Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers Final F135 Flight Test Engine, First Lot of Production Engines

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the final F135 flight test engine and the first lot of F135 production engines to the customer, marking yet another major program milestone as the engine continues to successfully power the F-35 flight test program. … See more

Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers 1000th F117 Engine to U.S. Air Force

Pratt & Whitney delivered the 1,000th F117 engine powering the C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft to the United States Air Force. … See more

April 2010

Thursday, April 29, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Awarded $65 Million Contract for F100 Engine Maintenance

The U.S. Air Force awarded Pratt & Whitney a $65 million contract to provide maintenance for F100 engines powering F-16 fighter aircraft from various international F100 customers, including Egypt, Jordan, Taiwan and Thailand. … See more

Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's Enhanced F100-PW-229 Engines Power First Flight of Korean F-15K Fleet

Last week, two Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP) engines powered the first flight of a F-15K aircraft planned for delivery to the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) later this year. … See more