Pratt & Whitney lands a $314mn USAF contract for F-22 F-119-PW-100 engines support

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Pratt & Whitney lands a $314mn USAF contract for F-22 F-119-PW-100 engines support
 
Pratt and Whitney, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., has been awarded a $313,879,396 contract for sustainment of F-22 Raptor fighter's F119-PW-100 engines, the US Department of Defense announced on its website on Dec. 23, 2016.
     
Pratt Whitney lands a 4mn USAF contract for F 22 F 11 PW 100 engines support 640 001An USAF F-22 Raptor soars through the air July 1, 2010, on its way home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii
(Credit: USAF/Senior Airman Gustavo Gonzalez)
     
"Contractor will provide parts necessary for engine sustainment. Work will be performed at East Hartford, Connecticut; Edwards Air Force Base, California; Elmendorf AFB, Alaska; Hickam AFB, Hawaii; Hill AFB, Utah; Holloman AFB, New Mexico; Langley AFB, Virginia; Nellis AFB, Nevada; Sheppard AFB, Texas; Tinker AFB, Oklahoma and Tyndall AFB, Florida, and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2017," the US DoD stated.

The F-119 is an afterburning turbofan developed by P&W for the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jet. The engine delivers thrust in the 35,000 lbf (160 kN) class.


The F119 engine delivers a strong aircraft maneuverability with its two-dimensional pitch vectoring exhaust nozzle. This convergent/divergent nozzle vectors thrust as much as 20 degrees up or down. Nozzle position management is integrated with the F-22 flight control system and is automatically regulated by the Full-Authority Digital Electronic Control (FADEC), as are hundreds of other engine and aircraft operating parameters.

P&W's F-119 engine actually powers the 187 F-22 Raptor fighter jets actually in service with the US Air Force.

 

 

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