United Technologies awarded $454M for F-35 workby Stephen Carlson, UPI
United Technologies has received contracts totaling $454 million for procurement and services for engines on the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter.
The two contract awards, announced Thursday by the Department of Defense, cover services for the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, non-U.S. Department of Defense participants and foreign military sales customers.
The first contract, valued at $266 million, provides for administrative labor that includes logistics, administration, supplies, logistics services, support equipment for depot maintenance facilities, mockup engines and testing in support of the F-35.
The second contract, coming in at $187 million, covers spare parts such as initial spare modules and other equipment for the F-35’s F135 engine.