United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney, Military Engines in East Hartford, Conn., is being awarded $249 million to a previously awarded contract to procure low-rate initial production (LRIP) Lot 9 propulsion system initial spares for the global spares pool to include initial spare engines, initial spare modules, and initial spare parts required in support of the LRIP Lot 9 F-135 propulsion systems for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.
The work will be performed in East Hartford (93 percent);
Indianapolis, Ind. (6 percent); and Bristol, United Kingdom (1
percent). The contract is expected to be completed in July 2018.
The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., arranged the