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Pratt & Whitney Introduces F-35 Engine Power, Thermal Management Upgrade; Matthew Bromberg Comments

A division of United Technologies Corp. has launched an engine update meant to enhance aircraft power and thermal management system capacity. Pratt & Whitney announced Tuesday that its Growth Option 2.0 upgrade for the fifth-generation F-35 Lightning II‘s F135 engine is geared to address PTMS functions for future block updates to the aircraft. Matthew …

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Pratt and Whitney Tests F135 Engine Cold Section

United Technologies Corp.‘s Pratt and Whitney subsidiary has tested the cold segment of an engine technology designed to power the F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Pratt and Whitney said Wednesday its F-135 engine demonstrated full-life capability  during an accelerated mission test that occurred at the Arnold Air Force Base’s engineering development complex in Tennessee. The test …

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Pratt & Whitney Taps KMWE for F-35 Engine Parts Production

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 …

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Pratt & Whitney Orders F135 Engine Parts From Multicut A/S; Bennett Croswell Comments

United Technologies Corp. subsidiary Pratt & Whitney has selected Multicut A/S to produce components for the F135 engine under a 10-year procurement agreement. F135 serves as the propulsion system for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, Pratt & Whitney said Monday. Bennett Croswell, president of Pratt & Whitney military engines, said the contract “reaffirms …

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