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East Hartford, Conn.-based firm Pratt & Whitney has invested approximately $100 million to support its defense programs at its West Palm Beach facility in Florida with the aim to generate 215 new jobs through 2022. The investment will be used to expand the site and develop new equipment for manufacturing new technologies, the United Technologies […] More
The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory has licensed Pratt & Whitney and parent company United Technologies to use and implement a modeling and simulation software. The FEMORPH platform was built to work with a design application in simulating the performance of aircraft engine parts before production, Wright-Patterson AF Base said Wednesday The system was also designed to form manufacturing deviation […] More
United Technologies Corp.‘s Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has collaborated with partners under the Joint Strike Fighter program to update and deploy a logistics management system at 12 F-35 fleet locations worldwide, American Machinist reported Monday. The Autonomic Logistics Information System is designed to automatically track F-35 propulsion components by gathering and analyzing condition-based data. Operational bases that house the […] More
A United Technologies Corp. division has tested a three-stream fan in an F135 propulsion system as part of the U.S. Air Force‘s Adaptive Engine Technology Development initiative. Pratt and Whitney said Sept. 18 the test occurred at the Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee, and aimed to demonstrate the division’s capacity to meet combat aircraft propulsion requirements of the AETD program. […] More
The U.S. Air Force has awarded a potential $12 million contract to Honeywell International and a $15 million contract to United Technologies Corp.‘s Pratt & Whitney subsidiary to research, develop and engineer secondary power systems for multiple types of aircraft. Both contractors will support efforts of the Air Force and U.S. Navy to optimize the safety, reliability and maintainability of secondary […] More
A team consists of Boeing, United Technologies Corp.“™s Pratt & Whitney subsidiary and UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by NASA to perform a flight demonstration of an aircraft engine designed to reduce noise and fuel consumption under a potential three-year cooperative cost-sharing agreement. NASA’s aeronautics research mission directorate will cost-share $22 million over a […] More
A Honeywell–Pratt & Whitney joint venture has secured a contract from the U.S. Army to develop and demonstrate new engine technologies to power a new fleet of vertical lift combat helicopters. Advanced Turbine Engine Co. aims to build and test a new engine that will work to increase the vertical lift function, range, speed, payload, endurance and reliability […] More
Pratt & Whitney is scheduled to deliver a company-built engine for the C-17  Globemaster III transport aircraft of the U.S. Air Force in late January. It is the last of the 1,313 F117 production engines that Pratt & Whitney has built for the military branch, the company said Tuesday. Pratt & Whitney commemorated the engine delivery milestone at a ceremony held Tuesday at […] More
United Technologies Corp. unit Pratt & Whitney has awarded KMWE / DutchAero a 10-year contract to produce machined parts for the F-35 propulsion system. KMWE/DutchAero will build and deliver the components as part of Pratt & Whitney’s global F135 engine supply chain, Pratt & Whitney said Thursday. The contract “reaffirms Pratt & Whitney’s commitment to F135 engine industrial participation in the […] More
Pratt & Whitney and the Netherlands“™ defense ministry have signed a contract to establish a depot that will host work to maintain, repair, overhaul and upgrade engines used in F-35 fighter jets. The United Technologies Corp. subsidiary announced the contract Monday, nine months after the U.S. Defense Department selected the Netherlands in December 2014 as an F135 engine maintenance site […] More
Gregory Gernhardt, who formerly led an engine program for the Airbus A320, has been promoted to lead the commercial engines area at Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies. In his new role, Gernhardt will will be responsible for all commercial Engines program management, sales and marketing activities, United Technologies said Thursday. “For the past five […] More
Pratt & Whitney‘s Shanghai Engine Center hosted a visit from U.S. Ambassador to China Max Sieben Baucus, who inspected the facility and met with executives from United Technologies Corp.‘s subsidiaries and joint venture partner. The UTC subsidiary said Wednesday the center houses its Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Company venture with China Eastern Airlines. “It was a […] More
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