Su-57 Performs 16 Flights with New, Powerful Engine

December 7, 2019 @ 04:44 AM

Russia's Su-57 stealth fighter has completed 16 flights equipped with its new, powerful engine dubbed "Item 30." "Currently, the engineering bench tests of the advanced engine continue and the item is being tested on a flying laboratory

P&W Bags $522M F-35 Engines Logistics Support Contract

November 28, 2019 @ 02:03 AM

The Pentagon has awarded Pratt and Whitney a contract valued $522 million to provide logistics support to the F-135 engines of the F-35 fighters belonging to the United States military, non-Department of Defense (DoD) participants and foreign military sales (FMS) customers. "United Technologies Corp

Rolls-Royce Bags $1.2B US V-22 Aircraft Engines Contract

November 27, 2019 @ 10:44 AM

Rolls-Royce has secured a five-year MissionCare contract valued at $1.2 Billion to maintain AE 1107C engines on US Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force V-22 aircraft

US Awards General Electric $1.34B Helicopter Engines Contract

November 26, 2019 @ 05:24 AM

The United States has awarded General Electric a contract valued $1.34 billion for T700 engines used in AH-64 and H-60 helicopters

P&W Wins $763M for 48 F-35 Engines

November 22, 2019 @ 08:37 AM

The Pentagon has awarded Pratt and Whitney, a subsidiary of United Technologies a contract worth $763 million for the supply of 48 additional engines to power the F-35 fighter jet. “This modification exercises options for the Lot 14 production and delivery of 48 F135-PW-100 propulsion systems for the Air Force and...

Indian Navy’s MiG-29K Suffers Engine Fire, Crashes

November 16, 2019 @ 08:06 AM

The engine powering an Indian Navy MiG-29K fighter caught fire, following which the plane reportedly crashed soon after taking off from Dabolim air base, Goa state, on Saturday. "At about noon on 16 Nov 2019, a MiG-29K twin seater aircraft, on a routine training sortie, encountered a flock of birds after take off from the naval Air Base at Dabolim Goa," the Indian Ministry of Defense said in a statement

Rolls-Royce Wins USAF’s T-56 Aircraft Engines Upgrade Contract

November 16, 2019 @ 07:00 AM

The Pentagon has awarded Rolls-Royce a contract worth $67 million to provide Series 3.5 upgrade to the T-56 turboprop engines used in C-130 Hercules military transport planes

Rolls-Royce Nets US Navy's $1.2Bn V-22 Engine Contract

November 15, 2019 @ 04:10 AM

The United States Navy has awarded Rolls-Royce a contract worth $1.2 billion to support V-22 Osprey engines

Russia to Export RD-180 Rocket Engines For USA's Atlas Rockets

October 25, 2019 @ 03:00 PM

Russia's Roscosmos will export engines to power Lockheed Martin's Atlas III and Atlas V launch vehicles, with the latter currently the only US-made launch vehicle capable of sending heavy payloads into orbit. Roscosmos subsidiary Energomash is preparing to deliver three more RD-180 engines for use with Atlas-5 launch vehicles, the company said in a statement Friday

Bangladesh to Buy Fighter Jets, Apache Gunships & Missile Systems from US

October 18, 2019 @ 11:06 AM

Bangladesh is looking to buy multi-role combat jets, Apache attack helicopters and surface-to-air missile systems from the United States. "Both countries are currently negotiating two agreements that are required by the US law for the purchase to go ahead that will expand the military cooperation between the countries," two US government officials were quoted as saying by

New Russian Engine for Mi-171A2 Helicopter Certified in India

October 9, 2019 @ 07:59 AM

The General Directorate of Civil Aviation of India has certified a new engine for the Mi-171A2 helicopter being manufactured by Russias UEC-Klimov enterprise. The new VK-2500PS-03 turboshaft engine is the latest modification of the VK-2500 engine with an improved performance

P&W Wins $5.7 Billion for 332 F-35 Engines

October 4, 2019 @ 11:05 AM

Pratt & Whitney has won a $5.7 billion contract for 332 F135 engines that powers the F-35 stealth jet