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  • UTC Subsidiary to Supply Environmental Control Systems for KAI's KF-X Fighter Jets - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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. UTC will also supply flow […] More

  • Materion to Supply Parts for UTC Aerospace Systems Multi-spectral Imaging Sensor - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Materion to Supply Parts for UTC Aerospace Systems Multi-spectral Imaging Sensor

    Materion has received a contract to supply AlBeMet metal matrix composite parts that will be used as components for UTC Aerospace Systems‘ MS-177 multi-spectral imaging sensor. The MS-177 is being evaluated for use on Northrop Grumman‘s RQ-4B Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle, Materion said Thursday. Made of aluminum and beryllium, AlBeMet is a composite metal made to have high modulus and low-density qualities, […] More

  • UTC Subsidiary to Supply Tactical Reconnaissance Pods to Foreign Military Customers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UTC Subsidiary to Supply Tactical Reconnaissance Pods to Foreign Military Customers

    A United Technologies Corp. subsidiary has received a one-year, $22.9 million contract to supply U.S. partner nations with tactical reconnaissance pods through the foreign military sales program. The Defense Department said Wednesday that UTC Aerospace Systems will provide DB-110 pods, program infrastructure, airborne data link terminals, surface terminal equipment, fixed and transportable ground stations and data to FMS […] More

  • Lockheed Subsidiary Renews Propeller Distribution Deal With UTC Aerospace Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    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, Lockheed said Tuesday. Jean-Francois Chanut, […] More

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    UTC Subsidiary Tests Imaging Sensor Onboard Northrop's Global Hawk

    A United Technologies Corp. subsidiary has concluded the initial test flight of its multi-spectral imaging sensor aboard the Northrop Grumman-built RQ-4B Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle. Kevin Raftery, vice president of ISR and space systems at UTC Aerospace Systems, said in a statement published Wednesday the first flight test sought to demonstrate the capability of the UTC […] More

  • NASA Taps Boeing-Pratt & Whitney-UTC Aerospace Team for Green Aircraft Engine Tech Demo - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 cost-share $22 million over a […] More

  • Rolls-Royce Names Andreas Schell Power Business CEO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    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 thorough understanding of product and […] More

  • UTC to Update MS-177 Imaging Sensor Tech; Kevin Raftery Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 branch will determine eventual sensor […] More

  • UTC to Continue Support for Air Force's Raytheon-Operated ISR Data Collection Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 System, UTC said Thursday. The company […] More

  • UTC's Vehicle Assessment Tool Seeks to Evaluate USAF C-5 Aircraft Sensors Under Flight Trials - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UTC’s Vehicle Assessment Tool Seeks to Evaluate USAF C-5 Aircraft Sensors Under Flight Trials

    A United Technologies Corp. unit has begun flight trials of a vehicle health monitoring platform to assess the airworthiness of sensors onboard the U.S. Air Force's C-5 Galaxy aircraft. The flight tests on the UTC Aerospace Systems-built Pulse Health Monitoring System are part of a contract awarded by the service branch to Metis Design, UTC said […] More

  • UTC to Integrate Sensor Tech Into Air Force ISR System; Kevin Raftery Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 provide image processing tools, command […] More

  • UTC to Open New Aerospace Tech Manufacturing, Assembly Hub in Alabama; Marc Duvall Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UTC to Open New Aerospace Tech Manufacturing, Assembly Hub in Alabama; Marc Duvall Comments

    United Technologies Corp. will establish a new facility in Foley, Alabama to accommodate manufacturing and nacelle assembly activities of UTC’s aerospace systems segment. The 80,000-square-foot building will be built to serve as the assembly area for nacelle components and house the propulsion system integration work in support of the Airbus A320 aircraft, UTC said Tuesday. UTC expects the […] More

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