United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has received a $2.19B contract modification to manufacture F-35 aircraft propulsion systems for the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force.
The Air Force and Navy will receive 112 and 25 F135-PW-100 engines, respectively, through the modification, while the Marine Corps will obtain 46 units of the PW-600 variant, the Department of Defense said Monday.
Pratt & Whitney will also use funds to procure long lead components and associated parts needed to produce 129 PW-100s for non-DoD participants and another 19 PW-600s for foreign military sales customers.
Naval Air Systems Command is the contracting activity. Work will occur through February 2023 at various locations in Connecticut, Indiana and the U.K.