GKN Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney sign agreement

GKN Fokker has signed an agreement with Pratt & Whitney for the initial production of advanced composite parts for the F135 engine, which powers the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. Manufacturing will take place at GKN Fokker in Hoogeveen, the Netherlands.

This contract expands GKN Aerospace’s involvement in the F135 program and reinforces the company’s role as a long-term supplier of engine components for Pratt & Whitney.

GKN Aerospace also manufactures wiring systems and covered engine components for the F135. The wiring systems are manufactured in the Netherlands, and the covered engine components are manufactured in Norway.

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