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DoD to Use $688M in CARES Act Funds to Support Aircraft Propulsion, Shipbuilding Industries

The Department of Defense plans to use $688M in funds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act to address the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the defense industrial base and promote local job creation efforts, Defense News reported Tuesday.

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Pratt & Whitney Gets $202M Contract Modification for Lot 14 F-35 Propulsion Systems

Pratt & Whitney, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has secured a three-year, $201.9M contract modification from the U.S. Navy to obtain long lead parts and materials needed to produce lot 14 propulsion systems for the F-35 aircraft. The modification combines orders from the Navy, Air Force, Marine …

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Orbital ATK-DARPA Project Eyes Combined Engine Cycle Tech for Aircraft Propulsion

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will collaborate with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to study the potential of combined engine cycle technology for aircraft propulsion systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the project seeks to explore the integration of turbine and hypersonic engines …

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Rolls-Royce Awarded $74M Air Force C-130J Propulsion Sustainment Task Order

Rolls-Royce has secured a $73.6 million task order to sustain the propulsion systems of the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft. The company will also provide inventory control point management, repair, sustaining engineering and technical data support services under the task order, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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Siemens-Airbus Team to Develop Hybrid Electric Propulsion System for Passenger Planes

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 12, 2016 — Siemens has partnered with Airbus on the development of a hybrid electric propulsion system for passenger aircraft that could drive efforts to reduce noise and fuel consumption, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Airbus said Thursday a joint team of 200 employees will work on the project in preparation for …

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