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July 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Military Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney Signs F135 Depot Activation Contract with AIM Norway

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has signed a depot activation contract with Aerospace Industrial Maintenance (AIM) Norway to establish a Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul, & Upgrade (MRO&U) capability for the F135 engine which powers the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. … See more

June 2014

Friday, June 6, 2014
Military Engines

Kale Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Factory Opened by President Gül

Kale Group and Pratt & Whitney celebrated the opening of a new factory today in the Izmir Aegean Free Zone, which will specialize in manufacturing hardware for the F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. … See more

May 2014

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's New West Palm Beach Engine Center Delivers First F135 Engine

Pratt & Whitney today announced that the first F135 engine has been delivered to the F-35 Final Assembly Check Out (FACO) facility in Cameri, Novara, Italy. … See more

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Military Engines

F135 Exceeds Expectations During Live Fire Survivability Testing

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), recently participated in a series of Live Fire Tests (LFT) in conjunction with the Naval Air Systems Command's (NAVAIR) Weapons Survivability Laboratory (WSL) to assess the F135 propulsion system's performance against ballistic damage. … See more

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Commercial Engines, Military Engines

V2500®-E5 Engines Shipped to Embraer

IAE International Aero Engines AG has shipped all six prototype V2500-E5 powerplants for Embraer Defense and Security's new KC-390 multi-role tanker/transport aircraft. … See more

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