United Technologies Wins $3.2Bln to Deliver 233 More F-35 Propulsion Systems

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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A United Technologies business unit has been awarded more than $3.2 billion to provide 233 additional propulsion systems for F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, the US Department of Defence said in a press release.

"United Technologies Corp., Pratt and Whitney Engines, East Hartford, Connecticut, is awarded $3,239,028,961… for the production and delivery of 233 [F135-PW] propulsion systems", the release said on Friday.

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Some 56 of the propulsion systems are for the US Air Force, ten will go to the Navy, 24 to the Marine Corps, and the remainder to non-defence and foreign military sales customers, the release added.

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