LONDON, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), was recently awarded a multi-year Overhaul & Repair contract from the U.S. Army for BLACK HAWK helicopter T700 fuel controls, with initial delivery orders starting in 2012 and covering a period of performance through 2017.
"Hamilton Sundstrand is pleased to be selected to provide maintenance support for its systems on the BLACK HAWK and to build upon its long-standing relationship with the U.S. Army," said Jim Patrick, Hamilton Sundstrand Customer Service vice president and general manager. "This selection illustrates the value proposition offered by our OEM Repair Center network."
The contract is estimated to be worth $46 million over the life of the program.
Hamilton Sundstrand's Engine & Control Systems (E&CS) business provides complete jet engine controls and accessory packages. From the fuel tank to the igniters, Hamilton Sundstrand has the resources and expertise to design, qualify, and manufacture world-class systems for aerospace engine customers.
With 2011 sales of $6.2 billion, Hamilton Sundstrand is headquartered in Windsor Locks, Conn. Among the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and industrial products, the company designs, manufactures and services aerospace systems and provides integrated system solutions for commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft. It also is a major supplier for international space programs.
United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company that provides high-technology products and services to the aerospace and building industries.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning potential production and sale of Hamilton Sundstrand aerospace products and services. Important uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated include the severity and duration of global recessionary conditions, including extended contraction in credit conditions; the impact of volatility and weakness in financial markets on overall levels of economic activity; declines in end market demand in the aerospace industry; financial difficulties, including bankruptcy, of commercial airlines; 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 United Technologies Corporation's Securities and Exchange Commission filings.
SOURCE Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation