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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