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December 27, 2011

Pratt & Whitney bags IAF engine contract for Boeing C-17s

MUMBAI: Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corporation has received a contract to produce the first four F117-PW-100 engines that will power the Boeing C-17 Globemaster IIIs for the Air Force, a company statement said today.
The engines will be delivered in the second quarter of 2012. Earlier this year, the defence had signed a letter of offer and acceptance with the US government to acquire 10 C-17s. The Air Force will take delivery of its first C-17s in early 2013.

The Economic Times

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