Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation Awards Pratt & Whitney Contract to Support F100 Engines

 Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation Awards Pratt & Whitney Contract to
                             Support F100 Engines

Provides Customer with Affordable Readiness and Performance-Based Logistics
Sustainment

PR Newswire

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 9, 2013

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Norwegian Defence
Logistics Organisation (NDLO) has agreed to a four-year contract agreement
with Pratt & Whitney for a performance-based Material Management Program (MMP)
to support the Royal Norwegian Air Force's F100-PW-220E engine fleet. The
contract supports material forecasting, item repair management and
provisioning of operational, intermediate, and depot-level spare parts. This
marks the second MMP deal Pratt & Whitney has signed with the NDLO, and it is
structured to support Norway's F-16 fleet readiness objectives for the next
four years. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)
company.

"This agreement builds on a strong 30-year relationship Pratt & Whitney has
with the Royal Norwegian Air Force on the F100 engine powering their F-16
fighters," said Howie Chandler, vice president, Military Business Development
and International Programs, Pratt & Whitney. "We are pleased to continue
supporting and providing services with this follow-on Material Management
Program award."

"We've had quite a good improvement in available serviceable engines since the
beginning of the program," said Lt. Col. Jorn Hoelsaether, F-16 maintenance
commander, Norwegian Defence Logistics Organization. "This program has
resulted in an increased mission availability rate and supports my ability to
reach the annual flying hour goal of the Norwegian Air Force."

Pratt & Whitney partners with our customers at their depots and logistics
centers around the globe to support, overhaul and repair more than 4,500
engines under performance-based logistics or material management agreements.
Through forecasting, fleet management, material management, lean manufacturing
and purchasing support, we optimize engine time on wing and readiness, and
deliver our customers the most competitive, cost-effective results in the
industry.

Pratt & Whitney's industry leading military engines power front line fighters,
such as the F-15 Eagle, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning
II, as well as the C-17 Globemaster III military transport and Boeing's KC-46,
the U.S. Air Force's new airlift tanker.

Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of
aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, and small turbojet
propulsion products. United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford,
Connecticut, is a diversified company providing high technology products and
services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC,
visit the website or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC.

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 or in
the number of aircraft to be built; challenges in the design, development,
production and support of 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
+1.860.565.9654
Shawn.Watson2@pw.utc.com



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