Tag Archives: United Technologies Corp.

Steve O’Bryan: Lockheed Aims to Include Weapons, Combat Training in Sikorsky’s Helicopter Bid in Poland

A Lockheed Martin official has said that Lockheed plans to incorporate pricing based on Poland’s currency, combat training and weapons into Sikorsky’s new proposal to produce 50 helicopters should the Polish government decide to cancel a $3 billion provisional deal with Airbus Group. Steve O’Bryan, head of business development mission systems …

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Air Force Demos UTC Sensor Onboard General Atomics Avenger UAV; Chris Pehrson Comments

The U.S. Air Force has completed a flight demonstration of a United Technologies Corp.-built sensor onboard a General Atomics-made unmanned aerial vehicle, Flightglobal reported Monday. Chris Pehrson, senior director of strategic development for General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business, told Flightglobal reporter James Drew that the service branch performed seven flights between …

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UTC Subsidiary Awards F135 Engine Component Manufacturing Contracts to 4 Italian Aerospace Suppliers

A United Technologies Corp. subsidiary has awarded four Italy-based aerospace suppliers potential 10-year manufacturing contracts worth an estimated $17 million for the production of F135 engine components. Pratt & Whitney has selected Aerea, APR, Mepit and NCM to manufacture the engine components that will be integrated with the Lockheed Martin-built F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft, Pratt …

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Air Force to Receive Final C-17 Aircraft Engine from Pratt & Whitney

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 …

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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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Harris CEO William Brown to Join Celanese Board in January

William Brown, the chairman, president and CEO of Harris Corp., will serve on the board of directors at technology and specialty materials firm Celanese Corp. beginning Jan. 1. Harris said Wednesday Brown’s appointment will bring the total members of the Celanese board to 10. “His ingenuity and proven skill developing alternative strategies while …

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Event Celebrates Sikorsky’s Integration into Lockheed; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky held an event Friday to formally mark their combination, a week after Lockheed closed its approximately $9 billion acquisition of the helicopter manufacturing business from United Technologies Corp. “Today is the beginning of an exciting new period for our company,” Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed chairman, president and …

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Sikorsky Wraps Up Initial Design Review, Communication System Integration for Navy Helicopter Replacement Program

Sikorsky Aircraft has completed the preliminary design review and mission communication system integration on the first S-92A helicopter under a potential $1.2 billion contract awarded by the U.S. Navy for a new presidential helicopter fleet. The Lockheed Martin-owned business said Wednesday it finished the PDR phase and MCS testing for the first …

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UTC Taps Champion Aerospace as Ignition System Components Supplier; Jason Marlin Comments

Champion Aerospace, a TransDigm Group subsidiary, has been chosen by United Technologies Corp. to supply igniters, exciters and ignition leads to UTC’s aerospace systems under Life of Program agreements. UTC said Wednesday the UTV2 long-term supply contracts cover the provision of ignition components for UTC’s aerospace programs, such as aircraft …

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Sikorsky, Lockheed, GE, CAE Approved for Danish Seahawk Helicopter Projects

The Danish Business Authority has given approval to Sikorsky Aircraft, Lockheed Martin, CAE and General Electric to begin the initial phase of projects with Danish companies to provide MH-60R Seahawk helicopters for Denmark’s defense ministry. Sikorsky Aircraft said Monday the four U.S.-based contractors will deliver nine Seahawk helicopers to the U.S. Navy as part …

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