Pratt & Whitney to Provide Initial Lot 11 F-35 Propulsion System Spares Under $340M Award


United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has received a three-year, $339.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide initial spares for the F-35 propulsion system.

The Defense Department said Friday Pratt & Whitney will supply initial spare modules, parts and engines in support of the low-rate initial production of lot 11 F-35 aircraft.

DoD added the modification covers purchases from the Navy, the U.S. Air Force, international partners and foreign military sales customers.

The Naval Air Systems Command obligated $248.5 million in military aircraft procurement and FMS funds at the time of award.

Work will occur at various locations in Connecticut, Indiana and the U.K. through June 2020.

Pratt & Whitney was awarded a $167.5 million contract in November to provide long-lead components, parts and materials related to F135-PW-100 and F135-PW-600 propulsion systems.

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