Tag Archives: United Technologies Corp.

Lockheed Subsidiary Renews Propeller Distribution Deal With UTC Aerospace Systems

Lockheed Martin second-tier subsidiary Derco has signed an agreement with United Technologies Corp.‘s aerospace systems unit for Derco to distribute UTC propeller system spares. The 20-year agreement furthers the relationship established in 1997 between the companies and will focus on the international distribution of 54H60 spares for legacy C-130B-H/L-100 Hercules aircraft, …

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UTC’s Pratt & Whitney Tests Three-Stream Fan Under Air Force Engine Tech Devt Program

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 …

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DHS Awards 5 Govt Mobile App Security Contracts

The Department of Homeland Security‘ science and technology directorate has awarded $8.6 million in contracts to five research and development projects that aim to help increase the security of mobile applications for the federal government. Recipients of the grants are Apcerto, Lookout, United Technologies Corp.‘s research center, Qualcomm and a Red Hat–Kryptowire team, …

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Harris CEO William Brown Nominated to AUSA Council of Trustees

A national nominating committee has endorsed Harris Chairman, President and CEO William Brown for a seat on the Association of the U.S. Army’s council of trustees. AUSA said Monday its bylaws allow members to nominate individuals to the council and comment on a nomination. Brown has led the Melbourne, Florida-based communications and information technology provider as president …

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Air Force Picks Honeywell, Pratt & Whitney to Build Aircraft Secondary Power Systems

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, …

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NASA Taps Boeing-Pratt & Whitney-UTC Aerospace Team for Green Aircraft Engine Tech Demo

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 …

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Report: Northrop Reschedules Global Hawk Flight Test With UTC-Built Sensor

Northrop Grumman has pushed back the test flight of its RQ-4 Global Hawk  unmanned surveillance aircraft equipped with a United Technologies Corp.-built multispectral imaging sensor technology to late January, Inside Defense reported Wednesday. Rachel Karas writes testing of the MS-177 sensor-equipped Global Hawk was originally scheduled to occur in late December. The report said …

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UTC Subsidiary to Sustain Air Force F119 Engines Under $69M Contract Modification

A United Technologies Corp. subsidiary has been awarded a potential $68.7 contact modification for sustainment work on afterburning turbofan engines for the U.S. Air Force. Pratt and Whitney will offer necessary labor for the sustainment of F119 engines, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center has obligated the full amount …

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United Technologies Names Intel’s Diane Bryant to Board of Directors

United Technologies Corp. has appointed Diane Bryant, Intel executive vice president, to become a member of the global industrial conglomerate’s board of directors effective Jan. 1. 2017. Bryant currently leads the development of platforms for the digital services industry as general manager of Intel’s data center group, UTC said Wednesday. UTC CEO Greg Hayes said …

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