Pratt & Whitney awarded $167.5 million Defense contract

Pratt & Whitney
Pratt & Whitney

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Pratt & Whitney has been awarded a $167.5 million Department of Defense contract to make engines for military planes.

The company will make 48 engines for the Air Force, 14 for the Marines, and four for the Navy. It will also make parts and materials for 44 engines for international partners and foreign military sales customers.

The Department of Defense says most of the work will be done in East Hartford. Some work will be done in Indianapolis and in the United Kingdom. It expects all the engines, parts, and materials to be made by May 2019.

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s