Pratt & Whitney Secures $355M for F100 Engine Sustainment in South Korea

February 14, 2024 @ 04:12 AM

Pratt & Whitney, a business under RTX, has been awarded an F100 engine performance-based logistics (PBL) sustainment contract by South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA). The contract, with a base value of $355 million, represents the third consecutive PBL agreement between Pratt & Whitney and DAPA since 2012, aimed at...

India's Azad Engineering to Manufacture Complex Aero-Engine Components for Rolls-Royce

January 29, 2024 @ 07:55 AM

Rolls-Royce has recently entered into a long-term agreement with Azad Engineering for the manufacturing and supply of complex components intended for defence aircraft engines in India. The Hyderabad-based Azad Engineering is set to become part of the global supply chain for intricate category components designated for Rolls-Royces advanced aero engines

Rolls-Royce Hybrid Flight Engine's First Fuel Burn

September 29, 2023 @ 05:31 AM

Rolls-Royce's new gas turbine for hybrid-electric flight has completed its first fuel test. The engine has been designed using novel combustion technology to produce ultra-low emissions and this test confirms the effectiveness of the compact, power-dense turbine that will be integrated into a light-weight turbogenerator system, the company said in a...

Rolls-Royce Research Proves Hydrogen is Combustible at Maximum Take-off Thrusts of Aero...

September 26, 2023 @ 06:50 AM

Rolls-Royce and its partners have demonstrated that hydrogen can be combusted at conditions simulating maximum take-off thrust in aircraft engines. Rolls-Royce collaborated with easyJet, Loughborough University in the UK, and the German Aerospace Centre Deutsches Zentrum für Luft-und Raumfahrt (DLR) for the project

Aero Engine Maker General Electric Subject to a Money Laundering Probe in...

August 31, 2023 @ 11:22 AM

Following allegations of multimillion-euro tax avoidance through profit transfers abroad, the General Electric site in Belfort, eastern France, has undergone a new raid eight months after the initial investigation. The investigation was initiated by the National Financial Prosecutor's Office (PNF) based on a report filed by Fabien Roussel, the national secretary...

Russia Hits Ukrainian Engine Maker Motor Sich’s Facilities

August 7, 2023 @ 01:20 PM

A Russian missile strike hit a Motor Sich facility in Ukraine on Saturday, President Volodymyr Zelensky said. "Today there was another Russian missile attack against our country

Safran and HAL to Set Up Helicopter Engine Plant in India

July 18, 2023 @ 05:06 AM

Frances Safran Helicopter Engines and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) have decided to establish a helicopter engine plant in Bangalore, India. It will be intended for the design, development, production, sale and support of helicopter engines, with the primary objective of the most suitable propulsion system for the future IMRH (Indian Multi-Role Helicopter) helicopter of 13t of the Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) and its naval version DBMRH (Deck Based Multi-Role Helicopter)

Japanese F-35s Retrofitted to Fix 'Potentially Dangerous' Engine Vibration Hazard

July 4, 2023 @ 01:22 PM

Japan says it has fixed ‘potentially dangerous vibrations in its F-35 engines by installing a U.S

General Electric, HAL Sign MoU to Produce F414 Engines for India’s LCA...

June 22, 2023 @ 01:18 PM

Engine manufacturer GE Aerospace today announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to manufacture its F414 engine in India that will power the 4.5 generation Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Mark II fighter jet program

Collins Aerospace Developing 1MW Generator for Air Force Researchers

June 20, 2023 @ 05:32 AM

RTX subsidiary Collins Aerospace is developing a 1 megawatt electric generator for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) as part of its Advanced Turbine Technologies for Affordable Mission-Capability program. The low-spool generator could have multiple applications for future manned and unmanned military platforms

Rolls-Royce's Small Gas Turbine for Hybrid-electric Flight to Commence Testing

June 19, 2023 @ 09:25 AM

Rolls-Royce said it will start testing the new small gas turbine that has been specifically developed to power hybrid-electric flight. The engine is part of a turbogenerator system that is being developed for the Advanced Air Mobility market

India-U.S. Conclude Defense Industrial Cooperation Roadmap

June 5, 2023 @ 10:17 AM

Indias defense minister Rajnath Singh held a bilateral meeting with U.S