Tag Archives: United Technologies Corp.

Rolls-Royce Names Andreas Schell Power Business CEO

Rolls-Royce has named Andreas Schell, former digital strategy vice president at United Technologies Corp.‘s aerospace systems segment, to succeed Ulrich Dohle as CEO of the Rolls-Royce Power Systems unit. Schell will work with Dohle on the transition into the new role that takes effect Jan. 1, 2017, Rolls-Royce said Nov. 2. “[Schell] has a …

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Navy Taps Hamilton Sundstrand for V-22 Aircraft Frequency Generator Repair Services

United Technologies Corp. subsidiary Hamilton Sundstrand has been awarded a $9.2 million delivery order to repair the constant frequency generator of V-22 planes operated by both the U.S. Air Force and Marine Corps. The Defense Department said Friday the generator is currently used on the Marine Corps’ MV-22 and Air Force’s CV-22. Hamilton Sundstrand …

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Connecticut Legislature OKs $220M Incentive Package for Lockheed’s Sikorsky Subsidiary

The Connecticut General Assembly has approved a $220 million incentive package to keep the factory of Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky subsidiary in the state and increase the helicopter business’ workforce to more than 8,000 by 2032, Connecticut Post reported Wednesday. Ken Dixon writes Sikorsky will build 200 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters at its …

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UTC to Update MS-177 Imaging Sensor Tech; Kevin Raftery Comments

A business unit of  United Technologies Corp. has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to update the company’s MS-177 imaging sensor system in efforts to increase the technology’s resolution and coverage. UTC Aerospace Systems will design, build, manufacture and deliver updated MS-177A sensors for potential deployment by the Air Force in 2019, UTC said Monday. The service …

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UTC to Continue Support for Air Force’s Raytheon-Operated ISR Data Collection Platform

A United Technologies Corp. business unit will continue to provide sustainment, on-site and field services in support of the U.S. Air Force‘s Raytheon-operated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platform for data collection, command and situational awareness functions. UTC Aerospace Systems‘ ISR and space systems division will provide electro-optical/infrared multi-spectral imaging exploitation and training support to Raytheon for the Distributed Common Ground …

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UTC President & CEO Gregory Hayes Elected as Board of Directors Chairman

United Technologies Corp. has named Gregory Hayes, company president and CEO, to succeed Edward Kangas as the chairman of the board of directors, effective immediately. UTC said Wednesday Hayes, who has worked with UTC for nearly 30 years, will hold the chairman, president and CEO positions concurrently. “Greg Hayes has demonstrated strong performance in leading the …

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UTC’s NORESCO Arm to Help Federal Prison Bureau Implement Water, Energy Infrastructure Updates

A subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.‘s NORESCO unit has received a $49 million energy savings performance contract to deliver energy, water efficiency and capital infrastructure updates at two sites managed by the Federal Bureau of Prisons. NORESCO said Tuesday it will support the agency’s goals to meet energy and water reduction mandates under a March …

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Air Force Plans F-15 Update, Sustainment Support Contract Award to Boeing

The U.S. Air Force plans to award a sole-source contract to Boeing to update and sustain the service branch’s F-15 Strike Eagle aircraft. The service branch said in a FedBizOpps presolicitation notice posted Monday the proposed indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will cover software and hardware design, installation of updated kits, product support, structural …

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UTC to Refurbish F-100 Engine Components Under Air Force Contract

United Technologies Corp. has received a two-year, $41.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to remanufacture F-100-PW-220/229 rear compressor stators and F100-PW-229 compressor stators, duct segments and variable vanes. The Defense Department said Wednesday the sole-source contract includes foreign military sales and work will occur in Oklahoma through July 27, 2018. DoD noted …

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Air Force, Northrop Develop ISR Payload Adapter for Global Hawk UAS

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman has worked with the U.S. Air Force‘s Life Cycle Management Center and Air Combat Command to develop an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance payload adapter for the Block 30 RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system. The parties built the IPA technology under a cooperative research-and-development agreement as part of efforts to link existing and future data-gathering sensors with …

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General Atomics Conducts Flight Test of Predator C Avenger Remotely Piloted Aircraft

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has flown its Predator C Avenger remotely piloted aircraft with a United Technologies-built MS-177 electro-optical/infrared sensor. Seven test flights occurred at the Naval Air Weapons Station in China Lake, California that had the Avenger gather land-based and littoral objects imagery through the MS-177 sensor at more than 37,000 feet …

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