Former Manchester Man Charged With Stealing Air Force Info To Send To IranProsecutors say a former defense contractor engineer has been charged with stealing proprietary information about the Air Force F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program and military jet engines that he tried to ship to Iran.
Pratt President Says Engine Work Likely To Dip, But Pick Up After 2016Pratt & Whitney's military program likely will take a dip as the company transitions from the legacy military engines it's known for making, but engine orders will pick up in a few years with an increase in production of joint strike fighter engines, the company's president said Thursday.
Pentagon Orders Halt On Alternative To Pratt EngineThe 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.
Win For Pratt & Whitney In Fighter VoteA big victory in Washington for lawmakers from Connecticut, as the house voted to kill an alternative to the Pratt & Whitney engine for the F-35 fighter jet.