DoD awards Pratt and Whitney USD 193m contract to produce propulsion systems

Pratt and Whitney has announced it has been awarded a USD 193,780,323 contract from the Department of Defense (DoD) for the procurement of long lead materials for the initial production of propulsion systems (Lot 15 F135) for the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, non-Department of Defense (DoD) participants and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers, the company said.

Work will be performed in East Hartford, Connecticut (56%); North Berwick, Maine (13%); Indianapolis, Indiana (10%); Jupiter, Florida (7%); Windsor Locks, Connecticut (5%); Bristol, United Kingdom (4%); Rockford, Illinois (2%); Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico (2%); and Phoenix, Arizona (1%), and is expected to be complete by December 2023.

Fiscal 2020 aircraft procurement (Air Force) funds in the amount of USD 66,446,810; fiscal 2020 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of USD 61,396,328; non-DoD participants funds in the amount of USD 52,153,031; and FMS funds in the amount of USD 13,784,154 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp., is an American aerospace manufacturer with global service operations. Pratt & Whitney´s aircraft engines are widely used in both civil aviation and military aviation.