P&W receives contracts from Asia

April 11, 2013 at 10:36 AM
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 11 (UPI) -- Pratt & Whitney has been contracted by the U.S. Air Force for support services to company engines used by the Royal Thai Air Force.

The materials management program contract is part of a U.S. Foreign Military Sales deal.

Under the one-year award, Pratt & Whitney will provide parts and repair services for F100-PW-220 engines in intermediate engine shops and at the depot level.

"Pratt & Whitney is proud of our decades long partnership with the Royal Thai Air Force, providing dependable engines and affordable readiness," said Howie Chandler, vice president, Military Business Development and Aftermarket Services for Pratt & Whitney. "We look forward to expanding our level of support to the Royal Thai Air Force's F-16 fleet."

The value of the contract was not disclosed.

Pratt & Whitney reports it also has received a contract from the Republic of Singapore to provide seven advanced F100-PW-229 EEP engines to power F-16 fighters. flown by its the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters

Delivery of the engines begins this year and ends in 2014.

"Pratt & Whitney has been partnering with the Republic of Singapore Air Force for many years, providing dependable and affordable engines," Chandler said. "We are pleased to be able to continue to support and look forward to continuing this great relationship."

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