Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Contract: UTC, $9.5M

United Technologies, Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Conn., is being awarded a $9,557,346 modification to a previously awarded advanced acquisition contract. This modification is under the previously awarded low rate initial production Lot V modification contract. This modification is for two additional conventional take-off and landing engines; associated engineering assistance to production; a mock-up engine; slave modules for engine depot test cells; initial stand-up of a propulsion system repair capability at Hill Air Force Base; and additional contractor logistics support at Fort Worth, Texas, and Palmdale, Calif., production sites, and at Eglin, Yuma, Nellis, and Edwards Air Force bases. Work is expected to be completed in February 2014. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 08/07/12)