Pratt & Whitney Awarded $318M Air Force F119 Engine Maintenance Contract Modification

manufacturing, engineering gearsPratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary, has received a $317.8 million contract modification to maintain F119 engines for the U.S. Air Force.

The Defense Department said Thursday the company is scheduled to complete work under the contract on Dec. 31.

The Air Force uses F119 engines to power its F-22 Raptor aircraft.

The F119-PW-100 turbofan engine is designed to incorporate stealth technologies and vectored thrust to facilitate maneuverability and survivability.

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