Israeli Air Force Awards Pratt & Whitney Materials Management Agreement
PARIS AIR SHOW, PARIS, France, June 21, 2007 – Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, and the Government of Israel – Ministry of Defense on behalf of the Israeli Air Force (IAF), signed an agreement for a Materials Management Program (MMP) to support the IAF’s F100-PW-229 powered F-15 and F-16 front line fighters as part of the just-in-time contract between the parties. This marks the first Pratt & Whitney MMP agreement with the Israeli Air Force.
“We are excited about the opportunity to expand our relationship with the Israeli Air Force, which spans more than 60 years,” said Tom Farmer, Pratt & Whitney Military Engines president. “Under the MMP we will be managing all parts inventory and logistics for IAF, including new spare parts, used-serviceable material and part repair.”
Pratt & Whitney’s military aftermarket services business offers customized maintenance, material, and fleet management programs that ensure readiness. Pratt & Whitney is the world’s only OEMRO™ business that blends the capabilities of our Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) with the flexibility of our Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO), providing valuable innovative solutions for our products and competitors’ products.
Pratt & Whitney military engines include the F100 that powers the F-16 and F-15, the F135 for the F-35 Lightning II; F119 for the F-22 Raptor; F117 for the C-17 Globemaster III; J52 for the EA-6B Prowler; TF33 powering AWACS, Joint STARS, B-52, and KC-135 aircraft;
TF30 for the F-111; PT6 for T-6A and UH-1N aircraft; and JT15 for the T-1A trainer.
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas turbines. United Technologies, based in
Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and commercial building industries.
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