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UTC Subsidiary Wins $65M For F-35 Propulsion System Maintenance

UTClogoA United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary has won a $64, 999, 589 contract modification to continue maintenance work on a propulsion system for the F-35 fighter jet.

This modification covers a previously-awarded advance acquisition contract for lot six of low rate initial production, the U.S. Defense Department said Thursday.

Purchasing details of the contract include:

  • Marine Corps: 69 percent, or $43, 869, 364
  • Air Force: 26 percent, or $17, 799, 556
  • Navy: 5 percent, or $3, 330, 669

Pratt and Whitney‘s military engines business will provide labor and materials for maintaining F135 propulsion systems along with engineering and joint services technical data updates.

Work will occur in Indianapolis, East Hartford, Conn. and the U.K. through December 2013.

The government is obligating $55, 348, 405 in fiscal year 2012 and 2013 contract funds at the time of award and $11, 772, 218 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

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