Tag Archives: United Technologies

UTC Unveils High-Res Infrared Imaging Sensor for Navy

A sensor business under United Technologies Corp.’s aerospace systems unit has introduced a new imaging sensor as part of the U.S. Navy’s Spectral and Reconnaissance Imagery for Tactical Exploitation program. The company said Wednesday that its Sensors Unlimited business has delivered four prototypes of the indium gallium arsenide Near Infrared/Shortwave Infrared sensor …

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UTC Unit Develops Vehicle Management Computer for Military, Civil Applications

United Technologies Corp.‘s aerospace systems business has developed a vehicle management computer technology that would accommodate fly-by-wire technology and autonomous flight for both civil and military aircraft. The new computer uses three multi-core processors, high-speed communications and open architecture to support high-redundancy flights, UTC said Sunday. UTC Aerospace Systems intends for the …

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United Technologies to Add 35,000 Jobs; Invest $15B in R&D Through 2022

United Technologies has announced it will add 35,000 jobs and invest over $15 billion for research and development, as well as well as capital expenditures, in the United States through 2022. The company said Wednesday it also launched a new website www.utcinvestingintheusa.com aimed at highlighting UTC’s U.S. investments. These new investments are intended to …

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United Technologies Subsidiary Releases New UAS Payload System

A United Technologies subsidiary has released a new optical and laser designation payload system designed for use with small and mid-sized unmanned aerial systems. During the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference, UTC Aerospace Systems launched the 10.6-pound TASE400 LD which uses NATO-compliant laser designator technology, UTC said Monday. Laser designator technology provides mid-wave infrared imaging to support …

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AFRL Signs Simulation Software Licensing Agreement With Pratt & Whitney, United Technologies

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory has licensed Pratt & Whitney and parent company United Technologies to use and implement a modeling and simulation software. The FEMORPH platform was built to work with a design application in simulating the performance of aircraft engine parts before production, Wright-Patterson AF Base said Wednesday The system was also …

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Pratt & Whitney, JSF Program Partners Update F-35 Fleet Mgmt System

United Technologies Corp.‘s Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has collaborated with partners under the Joint Strike Fighter program to update and deploy a logistics management system at 12 F-35 fleet locations worldwide, American Machinist reported Monday. The Autonomic Logistics Information System is designed to automatically track F-35 propulsion components by gathering and analyzing condition-based data. …

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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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Micro Craft CEO Kenneth Sullivan to Chair NDIA Manufacturing Division

The National Defense Industrial Association has named Kenneth Sullivan, president and CEO of Micro Craft, as chairman of NDIA’s manufacturing division. He previously served as vice chairman of the same division and chaired the association’s  supply chain network committee, NDIA said Monday. Bruce Roulstone, vice president of program development at NDIA, said Sullivan will work …

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UTC to Integrate Sensor Tech Into Air Force ISR System; Kevin Raftery Comments

Lockheed Martin has awarded a contract to United Technologies Corp. to integrate a sensor system with the U.S. Air Force’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance collection and processing infrastructure. UTC said Monday its aerospace systems unit will perform a study on the integration of the MS-177 sensor system into the Distributed Common Ground System to help …

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