Pratt & Whitney and Kale Group form joint venture partnership

  • 26-Jul-2010 02:23 EDT

Pratt & Whitney and Kale Havacilik San, A.S., (Kale Group) of Istanbul, Turkey, announced the formation of a joint venture partnership to produce aircraft engine components. Under the terms of the JV, Kale will own 51% and P&W will own 49% of the company located in Turkey. The JV will specialize in manufacturing hardware for the F135 engine powering the F-35. In the future, the partnership will expand to support highly complex metal fabrications and spare parts for P&W military fighter engine models F100 and F119 and military transport engine model F117.

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