Air Warfare

Pratt & Whitney to supply F135-PW-100 to US and Japan

17th March 2020 - 12:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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United Technologies subsidiary Pratt & Whitney has secured a $319.79 million reimbursable contract to provide F-35 turbofan engines to the US and Japan.

The US Navy has requested 20 F135-PW-100 propulsion systems whilst the USAF has requested six F135-PW-100 propulsion systems.

Additionally, six F135-PW-100 turbofans are also to be delivered to the Japanese Self-Defense Forces.

Work will be undertaken in the US in Connecticut and Indiana, as well as in the UK at Bristol, for completion by December 2022.

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