The T900 – Ensuring Mission Success

Every procurement for the U.S. military has one goal: ensuring mission success. Whether it’s food, fuel, firearms or larger platforms, the objective is to make America’s servicemembers more efficient and more lethal. Currently the U.S. Army is in the process of procuring the first major change in engines for its Black Hawk and Apache helicopter…

ATEC Conducts Successful Preliminary Design Review (PDR) with Army

Huntsville, Ala., April. 27, 2018 – The Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), a joint venture between Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) and the Pratt & Whitney Division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), successfully conducted the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) toward the development of the Army’s most advanced helicopter engine earlier this month. As part…

ATEC Will Power Army Helicopters into the Future

The Advanced Turbine Engine Company – ATEC – is a joint venture of Pratt & Whitney and Honeywell. ATEC’s dual-spool T900 engine for Black Hawks and Apaches will help provide battlespace superiority well into the future. Both Pratt & Whitney and Honeywell have a proven track record of successful partnerships with the U.S. Army, U.S….

The Army’s Other Major Aviation Modernization Program

The U.S. Army believes that future high-end conflicts will require aviation assets, particularly helicopters, that are long range, fast-moving and highly lethal. Future military helicopters will need to lift more weight, generate greater power and use less fuel. Read more at Real Clear Defense

ATEC Submits First Army ITEP Proposal

Huntsville, Ala., Feb. 14, 2018 – The Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), a joint venture between Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) and the Pratt & Whitney Division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), submitted the first of two proposals to the United States Army Contracting Command for the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase of…

Future Vertical Lift poised to get Army out of the acquisition dark ages

The Army has an ambitious plan to develop, build and acquire a new family of vertical lift aircraft expected to come online in the 2030s. But naysayers often point to the service’s muddied track record in acquiring new weapons systems, particularly new helicopters. Read more at Defense News

T900 ITEP Engine Can Support a UH-60, AH-64

Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney’s joint venture, Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), has confirmed its T900 can be installed on the Sikorsky Black Hawk and Boeing Apache. ATEC said recently it completed the installation of a high-fidelity mockup of the turbine engine. Read More at ROTOR & WING.

ATEC’s Partners: Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney

The reputation that ATEC partners Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney have developed in the defense and aviation community over the decades is well-deserved. The scope and diversity of the engines, equipment, systems, avionics and platforms they developed over the past several decades built their credibility among the Army, Navy and Air Force. Honeywell has more…

​US Army all in for FVL

US Army chief of staff Gen Mark Milley and acting Secretary Ryan McCarthy confirmed the service is pushing the Future Vertical Lift programme over incremental block upgrades during this week’s annual AUSA conference in Washington, DC. Read more at GLOBAL FLIGHT