Tag Archives: United Technologies Corp.

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 & Whitney Forms Military Engine Tech Prototyping Arm; Matthew Bromberg Comments

United Technologies Corp.‘s Pratt & Whitney division has created a business unit that aims to help military customers develop engine technology prototypes. GatorWorks comprises cross-functional teams, a vertical integration system and multiple suppliers and partners, Pratt & Whitney said Tuesday. Matthew Bromberg, president of military engines at Pratt & Whitney, …

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NAVAIR Eyes Pratt & Whitney for E-6B Power Tech Upgrade Support Contract

The Naval Air Systems Command plans to award United Technologies Corp.‘s Pratt & Whitney subsidiary a sole-source contract to help install updated auxiliary power units into the U.S. Navy‘s E-6B Mercury planes. Work will cover APU installation, sustainment and engineering support for 16 E-6B aircraft units and training systems, the Navy said in a FedBizOpps notice posted …

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UTC Aerospace Systems to Supply Tail Rotor Components for Sikorsky’s CH-53K King Stallion

A unit of United Technologies Corp. will supply technologies to help Sikorsky deliver a helicopter for a Defense Department program. UTC Aerospace Systems said Wednesday its power transmission systems business will provide products for Sikorsky’s CH-53K King Stallion. The power transmission system for the helicopter’s tail rotor includes bearing assemblies, …

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General Atomics Conducts Carrier Deck Taxi Capability Demo for MQ-25 Tanker Drone Offering

A General Atomics business unit has demonstrated aircraft carrier-based deck taxi capability and launch-and-recovery operations for its proposed offering for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 carrier-based unmanned aerial refueling tanker program. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. used a Predator C Avenger drone as a substitute for its MQ-25 offering and director wands …

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Report: Lockheed names 3 industry partners for Navy’s MQ-25 tanker drone program

Lockheed Martin has announced three industry partners for its proposed offering for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 carrier-based aerial tanker drone program, Defense News reported Monday. Lockheed officials announced Monday that General Electric and United Technologies Corp. will respectively supply the F404 turbofan engine and the F-35C landing gear, while Triumph Aerostructures will produce …

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Reports: UTC, Rockwell Collins Pick Florida for ‘Collins Aerospace’ Exec Office

Rockwell Collins has released a proposed organizational structure for a new entity that would be formed once United Technologies Corp. completes its acquisition of the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based avionics contractor, The Gazette reported Thursday. Farmington, Connecticut-based UTC agreed to buy Rockwell Collins in September 2017 for approximately $30 billion and will combine …

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UTC Subsidiary to Supply Environmental Control Systems for KAI’s KF-X Fighter Jets

A United Technologies Corp. subsidiary has secured a contract to provide and install environmental control systems aboard the Korea Aerospace Industries-built KF-X fighter aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems said Tuesday its environmental control platform is an integrated system consists of air conditioning, liquid cooling, cabin pressurization and bleed air control components. …

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Kristin Morico Named AECOM EHS Mgmt Strategic Executive Director

Kristin Morico, former leader of global environmental programs at General Electric, has been appointed environmental health and safety management strategic executive director at AECOM‘s design and consulting services unit. AECOM said Tuesday Morico will be responsible for establishing an consulting business that will integrate the firm’s component services across different business sectors …

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Report: UTC, Rockwell Collins Likely to Reveal ‘Collins Aerospace’ HQ Location in March

United Technologies Corp. and Rockwell Collins could determine by the end of March the location of the corporate headquarters for a new entity that would be formed through UTC’s acquisition of the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based avionics contractor, The Gazette reported Monday. Farmington, Connecticut-based UTC agreed to buy Rockwell Collins in …

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