P&W renews engine contract for RJAF's F-16s
Pratt & Whitney used the Singapore Airshow today to announce a $19.2 million material management programme (MMP) contract with three, one-year options from the United States Air Force in support of F100-PW-220E engines powering the Royal Jordanian Air Force fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters.
This two-year parts and maintenance programme covers 68 engines, scheduled to be serviced at Pratt & Whitney San Antonio Engine Centre.
“We are proud of this 14-year partnership with the Royal Jordanian Air Force, providing reliable engines and support for their growing F-16 fleet,” said Bill Begert, vice president, Military Business Development and Aftermarket Services. “Pratt & Whitney looks forward to expanding our level of support of the Royal Jordanian Air Force’s fighter engines, proving our position as a premier fleet management provider for military aircraft engine fleets around the globe.
Under the terms of this MMP, Pratt & Whitney will provide key support of the F100-PW-220E engines in the intermediate engine shop and at the depot level. The program has the potential for revenue growth up to $72 million if the optional years are exercised.
Pratt & Whitney’s F100, powering F-15 and F-16 aircraft worldwide, is one of the most successful fighter engines in history. The combat proven engine has more than 27 million engine flying hours of experience. More than 23 air forces around the world have chosen the F100 for safe, reliable power. Pratt & Whitney has built more than 7,200 F100 engines for customers around the globe.