Pratt & Whitney Wins $508 million F-35 Engines Contract

  • Our Bureau
  • 01:50 PM, October 24, 2013
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Pratt & Whitney has won a $508 million modification to the previously awarded F-35 Lightening II Lot VI low rate initial production advance acquisition contract.

This modification provides for the procurement of 18 F135 conventional take off and landing (CTOL) propulsion systems for the U.S. Air Force; six short take-off and vertical landing propulsion systems for the U.S. Marine Corps; and seven carrier variant propulsion systems for the U.S. Navy. 

In addition, this contract procures three F135 CTOL propulsion systems for Italy; two CTOL propulsion systems for Australia; one F135 CTOL spare propulsion system for Italy; and one F135 spare propulsion system for Australia. 

The work is expected to be completed in June 2016.The $508 million modification to the fully funded contract brings the total LRIP 6 contract value to $1.1 billion. 

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