Pentagon Orders Cost Review Of F-35Defense Secretary James Mattis on Friday ordered reviews of two key Air Force aircraft programs that have been criticized by President Donald Trump as too expensive.
Plane Crash Was Intentional: NTSBThe National Transportation Safety Board says, in its initial investigation, Tuesday's crash of a small plane on Main Street in East Hartford was an intentional act. The agency says the FBI will now take the lead in the probe.
VietJet To Buy $3 Billion Worth Of Pratt & Whitney EnginesVietJet will buy $3 billion worth of airplane engines from East Hartford-based Pratt & Whitney.
Engineer Sentenced To 8 Years For Sending Documents To IranAn Iranian-American engineer was sentenced Friday to more than eight years in prison for trying to send sensitive U.S. military documents to Iran as he tried to get teaching jobs at state-run universities there.
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.