Pratt & Whitney Receives $300 Million Contract to Support F100 Engines Maintenance for Republic of Korea

    Pratt & Whitney Receives $300 Million Contract to Support F100 Engines
                      Maintenance for Republic of Korea

PR Newswire

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 8, 2013

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a unit of
United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has received a $300 million Performance
Based Logistics (PBL) contract from the Republic of Korea government in
support of the F100 engines powering the Republic of Korea Air Force fleet of
Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters and Boeing F-15K fighters.

This five-year parts and repair services program covers over 230 engines.
Under the terms of the PBL, Pratt & Whitney will provide key support for the
F100 engines in the intermediate engine shops and at the depot level.

"Pratt & Whitney is proud of our decades-long partnership with the Republic of
Korea Air Force, providing reliable engines and affordable readiness in
support of their fleet," said Howie Chandler, vice president, Military
Business Development and Aftermarket Services for Pratt & Whitney. "We look
forward to expanding our level of support to the Republic of Korea Air Force's
fighter engines, further improving our position as a premier fleet management
provider for military aircraft engine fleets around the globe."

Pratt & Whitney's F100 engine, powering F-15 and F-16 aircraft worldwide, is
one of the most successful fighter engines in history. The combat proven
engine has flown more than 24 million hours. 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. In addition
to the F100 engine, Pratt & Whitney's military engine portfolio includes the
F135 for the F-35, F117 for the C-17 and F119 for the F-22.

Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of
aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas turbines. United
Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing
high technology products and services to the global aerospace and building
industries.

This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning future
business opportunities. Actual results may differ materially from those
projected as a result of certain risks and uncertainties, including but not
limited to changes in government procurement priorities and practices for the
F100 or F-15 and F-16 programs, budget plans and availability of funding, and
in the number of aircraft to be built; challenges in the design, development,
production and support of advanced technologies; as well as other risks and
uncertainties, including but not limited to those detailed from time to time
in the companies' Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

Shawn Watson
Pratt & Whitney Military Engines
860-565-9654
Mobile: 860-371-5236
Shawn.Watson2@pw.utc.com



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