Pratt & Whitney, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp has won a 3-year $202 million contract modification from the US Navy to obtain long lead parts and materials needed to produce lot 14 propulsion systems for the F-35 aircraft.
The modification combines orders from the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, non-U.S. Department of Defense participants and foreign military sales customers, the US Department of Defense said Monday.
Naval Air Systems Command will obligate the full value of the modification from fiscal 2019 US military aircraft procurement, non-DoD participant and FMS funds at the time of award.
Work is expected to be completed in April 2022.
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China has unveiled an armed amphibious drone boat which can lead an invasion and can operate as part of a swarm of drones including airborne UAVs. Named "Marine Lizard," the drone is developed by Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group under China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC)
Russian S-500 and S-350 air defence systems, successors to the S-400 and S-350 respectively, are ‘almost ready, for deployment. The two new systems have several advancements over the S-400 and S-300, Sputnik reported without specifying the features stating that they are classified
Pratt & Whitney, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp has won a $2.2 billion modification contract to supply 183 engines for the F-35 stealth fighter
In one of the biggest engine orders to date, Pratt and Whitney has been awarded $3,239,028,961 for the production and delivery of 233 propulsion systems that will go into F-35 stealth fighter jets meant for US forces and international customers. The contract which is a modification to a previous contract, provides for the production and delivery of 56 F135-PW-100 propulsion systems for the United States Air Force; 10 F135-PW-100 propulsion systems for the Navy; 24 F135-PW-600 propulsion systems for the Marine Corps; 125 F135-PW-100 and 18 F135-PW-600 propulsion systems for non-Department of Defense (DoD) participants and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers,,...
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