$120M for JSF’s First 5 F135 Conventional Engines

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F135 Assembly(click to view full) United Technologies Corp. subsidiary Pratt & Whitney Military Engines in East Hartford, CT received a $120 million ceiling-priced cost-plus-incentive-fee, award-fee contract for the low rate initial product lot 1 procurement of five F135 jet engines systems for the Air Force Joint Strike Fighter F-35A Conventional Take-Off and Landing Aircraft. In addition, this contract provides for the procurement of associated initial spare engine and spare parts, support equipment, sustainment support, special tooling and test equipment, and technical/financial data. Work will be performed in East Hartford, CT and is expected to be complete in January 2010. This contract was not competitively procured by the Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, MD (N00019-06-C-0292). See also April 28, 2006 corporate release.

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