UK aerospace company lands £582m deal providing US fighter jet components


British aerospace company, Meggitt has landed a £582.8m over ten years, to provide advance engine components for Pratt and Whitney who supply engines for US fighter jets.

Tony Woo the chief executive of Meggitt said, “Meggitt is delighted to be working with Pratt & Whitney through this ground breaking 10-year agreement in support of the F135 and F119 engine programmes.

“These components will be produced in our new state-of-the-art facility in San Diego, California which opened in August 2018 to support the rapid growth in demand for advanced engine composite components across the aerospace industry.”

Ruben Harris, vice president of Pratt & Whitney said, “We are proud to sign this agreement with Meggitt. Meggitt is a critical supplier for our fourth and fifth generation fighter engine programmes, and we value the long-standing relationship.”