Jet Engine Maker Lands Big Pentagon ContractConnecticut's congressional delegation is praising a new $592 million Pentagon contract with jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney for the seventh lot of propulsion systems for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.
Pratt, Machinists Reach New DealPratt and Whitney Aircraft says its Machinists have ratified a new three-year contract with the engine maker.
Pratt And Whitney, Union Begin Contract Talks
UTC Says Hefty Fine for Alleged Fraud Will Hurt United Technologies Corp. says a federal court ordering it to pay $473 million plus interest to compensate for alleged fraud in its sale of fighter jet engines will cut revenue and profit.
Pratt and Whitney Cancer Study Completed
United Technologies Makes Endowed Professorship Donation Aerospace conglomerate United Technologies Corp. says it's donated $3 million to establish an endowed professorship at the Yale Cancer Center in New Haven.
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.
Murphy Denounces Budget Cuts While Visiting Defense FirmsSenator Chris Murphy visited defense contractors Wednesday to denounce what he called damaging automatic federal budget cuts and said he expected smaller contractors in the state to be hit worst.
Pratt &Whitney Says It's Found Fraud In Engine Part TestingEast-Hartford-based Pratt & Whitney says it's uncovered fraudulent testing of engine parts, but that no recalls or other problems resulted.
Engine Crack Grounds Pentagon F-35s; Pratt Is EvaluatingA jet engine turbine is being shipped from Edwards Air Force Base in California to Middletown, so Pratt and Whitney can evaluate the cause of a crack in an Air Force F-35 fighter engine for the discovered on Tuesday.
Pratt Delivering Final F-119 EnginePratt & Whitney is marking the final delivery of a military jet engine in what an executive calls a bittersweet event.
Pratt Lays Off 200 In ConnecticutPratt and Whitney has announced 200 layoffs in Connecticut, part of a larger company-wide cutbasck.