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2011-02-07 06:41:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney's F100-PW-220U engine and exhaust system have successfully powered the first flight of the Navy / Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) X-47B flight test aircraft for the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program. The successful flight took place at Edwards Air Force Base in California on Feb. 4 and lasted for approximately 29 minutes. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:...

2009-01-07 12:13:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pratt & Whitney, along with Northrop Grumman, unveiled the first X-47B air vehicle for the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program. The X-47B is powered by a Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-220U engine. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. The unveiling ceremony offered a first look at the most technologically advanced unmanned air vehicle in development. "To see...


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