General Electric has won a $517 million contract to supply T901 engines to replace the engines of Boeing AH-64 Apaches and Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawks.
The contract covers the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP), the company said in a statement Friday.
According to the company, the T901 has a single-spool core architecture. The design aidied in reduction of the price and decrease in life-cycle costs.
Full modularity of engine provides fix-forward maintainability. Combat units can swap out modular parts of the engine in the field and travel with fewer full-sized spare engines, simplifying logistical footprints and supply lines. The US Army is also expecting the ITEP engine to meet Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft requirements for Future Vertical Lift (FVL).
Work will be completed by August 2024, US Department of Defense said in a statement Friday.
General Electric is awarded $70 million modification contract for the procurement of 16 F414-GE-400 install engines for the F/A-18 aircraft for the United States Navy. Work is expected to be completed by December 2020, the US department of defense said in a statement Friday
General Electric Aviation has won a $11 million contract for engineering and engine system improvement in support of the F414 engine component improvement program. The F414 is an afterburning turbofan engine in the 22,000-pound (98 kN) thrust class for use in the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet
General Electric has been awarded an $11million contract for engineering and technical services in support of the following engines: F-16 F110-GE-100, A-10 TF-34, KC-135 F-108, B-1 F118, E-6B F108, T700-401C, J85-21B, F110, F16 C/D, F/A-18 and F110-GE-129. This contract provides for on-site proficiency training and advice to elevate the technical skill and abilities of personnel responsible for the operation and maintenance of the GE Aviation equipment/systems to the level of self-sufficiency, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Tuesday
General Electric Aviation has been awarded a $273.5 million modification contract to upgrade engines of the Egyptian Air Forces F-16 fighter jets
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