Pratt & Whitney, Pentagon Reach $1.1B Deal on F-35 Engines
October 23, 2013
Aircraft engine maker Pratt & Whitney and the Pentagon reached an agreement for final pricing on the sixth lot of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter engines.
The deal, worth $1.1 billion, covers 38 total engines, including 18 of the conventional take off and landing (CTOL) engines for the US Air Force F-35A variant, seven engines for the Navy’s F-35C carrier variant, and six engines for the Marine F-35B jump-jet model. The Air Force will also receive two spare engines.