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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