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Jeffrey Immelt (Courtesy General Electric)

GE CEO to Receive Honorary UConn Degree

STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ The chief executive officer of General Electric Co. will receive an honorary degree and be keynote speaker at the University of Connecticut’s commencement in May. Jeffrey Immelt will receive an honorary […]

03/18/2013

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GE Drops Work On Alternate To Pratt Engine For Fighter

GE Aviation has abandoned efforts to keep alive development of its alternative engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The move leaves East Hartford-based Pratt & Whitney as the sole supplier.

12/02/2011

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Subcommittee Moves To Restore Alternate To Pratt Engine

The House Armed Services Subcommittee has voted to require the Pentagon to re-open its engine competition if it asks for more money for the engine for the F-35 fighter. Pratt & Whitney is the current engine supplier.

05/04/2011

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Pentagon Officially Notifies GE Of F-35 Termination

In a victory for East Hartford-based Pratt Whitney Aircraft, which makes the main engine for the military’s F-35 fighter, the Pentagon has notified General Electric that it has terminated GE’s contract for an alternative engine.

04/25/2011

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Pentagon Orders Halt On Alternative To Pratt Engine

The Defense Department has ordered a stop to work on an alternate engine for the military Joint Strike fighter. Pratt & Whitney Aircraft is the engine’s primary supplier.

03/24/2011

GE Says It Will Remove PCBs from Housatonic

By STEPHEN SINGER, The Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ General Electric Co. said Wednesday it will remove PCBs from the Housatonic River in western Massachusetts, but still maintained it would be best to leave […]

10/13/2010

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