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2008-06-30
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The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory issued a contract to GE-Aviation to develop technology for the Highly Efficient Embedded Turbine Engine (HEETE) program focused on enhancing the endurance and range of next-generation mobility and unmanned applications.
2009-02-10
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GE Aviation and Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd. (ST Aerospace) signed a 20-year agreement that enables ST Aerospace's subsidiary, ST Aerospace Engines Pte. Ltd., to serve as a GE-approved On-Wing Support provider for the GEnx-1B and GEnx-2B engines.
2010-08-25
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Intelsat S.A. awarded a contract to Boeing to provide a second ultra-high frequency (UHF) payload on another of the four commercial communications satellites that Intelsat ordered from Boeing last year.
2008-08-12
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Mooney Airplane Co. has entered into a joint engineering project with Rolls-Royce to explore using the RR500 as an alternative-fuel (Jet A) powerplant to complement the current Mooney product line. Mooney’s participation in the General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s Future Avgas Strategy and Transition Plan and Mooney’s experience in building high-performance airframes make the two companies logical partners for the new project.
2010-02-10
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Hong Kong Airlines selected Pratt & Whitney's PW4170 Advantage70 engine to power six new Airbus A330 aircraft. The memorandum of understanding, valued at approximately $470 million, includes two spare engines and a fleet management program.
2010-01-08
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Palo Alto, CA-based Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) has been selected to provide a propulsion system to NASA Ames Research Center for the Lunar Atmosphere Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft. NASA's LADEE spacecraft is a small observatory that will study the moon's thin atmosphere and dust above the lunar surface.
2009-07-17
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Snecma and Volvo Aero agreed to a five-year partnership involving the series production of 37 nozzles and the same number of turbines, which will be manufactured by Volvo Aero in Trollhättan from the end of 2009 until mid-2014.
2010-02-10
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GE Aviation has renewed the Tusas Engine Industries (TEI) joint venture with Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) for another 25 years. Under this agreement, TEI will continue to provide critical parts for commercial, military, and marine engines through 2035, with TAI retaining a majority ownership in the joint venture.
2010-02-28
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Rolls-Royce and Bell Helicopter signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore options for the retrofit of Bell 206B JetRanger helicopters with the RR500TS (turboshaft) engine. The MOU will allow the joint evaluation of third-party suppliers to develop RR500TS Supplemental Type Certificate retrofit kits replacing the M250 engines that currently power the JetRanger—a five-seat, light turbine helicopter used in corporate, utility, law enforcement, and homeland security missions.
2009-11-20
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The U.S. Army finalized a $79 million contract to continue purchasing Honeywell T55-GA-714A engines and fielding kits for Chinook helicopters. More than 5300 T55 engines have been delivered since its launch, with more than 7 million h of global operation.
2010-04-26
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NASA Glenn Research Center awarded Aerojet a five-year contract to provide NASA with its space propulsion system technologies, including cryogenic and electric propulsion for spacecraft. Aerojet is one of five companies to be awarded a contract—potentially worth up to $50 million—to support NASA’s research and technology activities.
2009-08-05
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Triumph Group’s gear systems operations in Park City, UT, and Macomb, MI, have been awarded a multiyear supply agreement by Bell Helicopter to provide the main transmission assembly for the 429 helicopter.
2009-07-17
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The U.S. Air Force awarded Honeywell a contract with a potential value of up to $70 million for the development of new technologies for gas turbine engines. Funding will begin immediately and will be used to support technology development activity for the Versatile Affordable Advanced Turbine Engine (VAATE) program, a collaborative effort between the U.S.
2009-02-06
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Rolls-Royce selected Parker Aerospace as its partner on the Trent XWB engine program. Parker estimates that the agreement will generate approximately $2.5 billion in revenues over the life of the program.
2009-10-28
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Goodrich Corp. signed a research agreement with Rolls-Royce to develop the next generation of fuel nozzles for "lean-burn" combustion technology systems, which would be used on future environmentally responsible gas turbine aircraft engines.
2010-05-07
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Aerojet and Florida Turbine Technologies (FTT) formed a strategic partnership to compete for research, development, and production on NASA's new hydrocarbon engine and advanced upper stage engine. This partnership expands that which Aerojet and FTT have under way on the U.S.
2009-08-05
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Rolls-Royce has announced plans to invest in four new factories and two advanced research programs in the U.K. The company will invest more than £300 million in the four factories, with £45 million of support to be provided by the U.K. government.
2009-02-06
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Rolls-Royce Corp. selected Eaton Corp. for two applications on the engine for the Airbus A350 XWB program. Eaton will design, develop, and supply both the main engine fuel pump and the engine build-up subsystems for the next generation of Trent engines. 
2008-06-19
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Perkins announced plans to build a new manufacturing facility in China to produce small- and medium-size diesel engines. The manufacturing facility in Wuxi, Jiangsu province, would initially produce the Perkins 400 Series, a range of three- and four-cylinder, liquid-cooled, naturally aspirated, and turbocharged indirect-injection engines.
2009-03-17
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The ZF Friedrichshafen AG Commercial Vehicle and Special Driveline Technology division signed a contract to supply Siemens Mobility driveline components to be used in trains of the Belgian state railroad.
2008-06-30
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The GE/Rolls-Royce fighter engine team has completed a high-altitude afterburner testing program at the U.S. Air Force Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) in Tennessee, including common exhaust hardware for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.
2010-01-08
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Volvo Aero Norway (VAN) signed a 10-year contract for continued production and deliveries of jet engine shafts to Pratt & Whitney. The contract also covers supply of shafts for the P&W F135 engine for the production phase of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program.
2010-04-08
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NASA has awarded contracts to five companies to provide space propulsion system technologies in support of research and technology development activities at the agency's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH.
2010-05-12
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Boeing elected Aerojet to supply heavy alloy weights for Boeing's Composite Main Rotor Blade in support of the AH-64D Apache Block III (AB3) program. Aerojet will deliver completed rotor weights to support Boeing's production of the U.S.
2010-05-27
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Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne received a $20.3 million contract for the first phase to design, develop, and test a high-performance liquid upper-stage propulsion system that will support early intercept capabilities for the Missile Defense Agency.
2010-06-23
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NASA awarded Aurora Flight Sciences a contract to incorporate aspirated compressor technology into high-altitude gas turbine engines. Aspiration is a technique to increase the performance of a turbine engine by sucking air into slots in the compressor blades.
2008-06-30
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Pratt & Whitney issued a contract to Volvo Aero to reduce the weight of the turbine exhaust case (TEC) for the GP7000 engine that powers the Airbus A380. As part of the agreement, Volvo Aero will assume responsibility for manufacturing and product support for the TEC during the engine’s lifetime.
2008-07-15
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Eaton Corp. has been awarded an equipment contract with the U.S. FAA projected to exceed $40 million over a 10-year period. One of three FAA contracts currently held by Eaton, the new agreement encompasses three-phase uninterruptible power supply (UPS), maintenance bypass panels, and other associated power quality equipment, which will be deployed in mission-critical FAA installations throughout the continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, and Puerto Rico.
2008-07-15
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The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a $2.2 million contract for the fabrication and ground test of a Solar Thermal Propulsion rocket engine. This contract extends the current High Delta-V Experiment Program (HiDVE) another six months and follows a successful critical design review last March.
2008-08-12
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Volvo Aero entered into an agreement with Pratt & Whitney to join P&W’s Geared Turbofan engine program. Under this arrangement, Volvo Aero will be responsible for three major components for both the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) and the Bombardier CSeries aircraft engin­es.
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