Pratt & Whitney Receives Maintenance Contract to Support F100 Engines for Royal Jordanian Air Force
SINGAPORE AIR SHOW, Singapore, Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Pratt & Whitney has received a $19.2 million Material Management Program (MMP) contract with three, one-year options from the United States Air Force in support of F100-PW-220E engines powering the Royal Jordanian Air Force fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters. This two-year parts and maintenance program covers 68 engines, scheduled to be serviced at Pratt & Whitney San Antonio Engine Center. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.
“We are proud of this 14-year partnership with the Royal Jordanian Air Force, providing reliable engines and support for their growing F-16 fleet,” said Bill Begert, vice president, Military Business Development and Aftermarket Services. “Pratt & Whitney looks forward to expanding our level of support of the Royal Jordanian Air Force’s fighter engines, proving our position as a premier fleet management provider for military aircraft engine fleets around the globe.”
Under the terms of this MMP, Pratt & Whitney will provide key support of the F100-PW-220E engines in the intermediate engine shop and at the depot level. The program has the potential for revenue growth up to $72 million if the optional years are exercised.
Pratt & Whitney’s F100, powering F-15 and F-16 aircraft worldwide, is one of the most successful fighter engines in history. The combat proven engine has more than 27 million engine flying hours of experience. More than 23 air forces around the world have chosen the F100 for safe, reliable power. Pratt & Whitney has built more than 7,200 F100 engines for customers around the globe.
About Pratt & Whitney
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and building industries.
This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning future business opportunities. Actual results may differ materially from those projected as a result of certain risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to changes in government procurement priorities and practices for the F100 or F-16 programs, budget plans and availability of funding, and in the number of aircraft to be built; challenges in the design, development, production and support of advanced technologies; as well as other risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those detailed from time to time in the companies’ Securities and Exchange Commission filings.