Pratt & Whitney

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Rally Celebrates Pratt & Whitney Successes

Several hundred Pratt & Whitney machinists joined company executives and politicians for a lunch-time rally celebrating a string of business successes for the East Hartford-based jet engine maker.


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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.


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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.


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Improving Economy Lifts Pratt’s Business

By STEPHEN SINGER, AP Business Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney spent much of last year fighting to shut two engine repair shops in Connecticut due to fierce competition and […]



Pratt Lands Deal For 300 Engines

Jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney has received an order for 300 of its next-generation engines from Indian budget airline IndiGo, the company said Thursday.


Pratt Sues to Prevent Rolls Royce from Using Jet Engine Fan Blade Design

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney is raising the stakes in a dispute with rival Rolls-Royce by seeking to stop shipments of Rolls-Royce engines for Boeing’s next passenger jetliner. Pratt & Whitney […]


CEO Upbeat in Assessment of UTC's Businesses

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The chief executive of United Technologies Corp. has given an upbeat view of the conglomerate’s businesses and says there are possible acquisitions for its fire and security business and possibly its […]