Pratt & Whitney Receives $3.2B Modification on F-35 Propulsion System Production, Delivery Contract

Jeff Brody

United Technologies Corp.'s Pratt and Whitney has secured a $3.24B contract modification to produce 233 propulsion systems for the F-35 program.

Pratt and Whitney will provide 56 F135 propulsion systems to the U.S. Air Force, 10 to the Navy, 24 to the U.S. Marine Corps and 143 to non-Department of Defense and foreign military sales customers, the Pentagon said Friday.

Work will take place in East Hartford, Conn.; Indianapolis, Ind; and Bristol, U.K., through January 2022.

The U.S. government is obligating $793.1M in fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement and FMS funds at the time of award.

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