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Pratt & Whitney wins Morocco F-16 contract

August 1, 2008 (by Lieven Dewitte) - United Technologies Corp.'s Pratt & Whitney unit said that its F100-PW-229 engine has been selected by the Royal Moroccan Air Force to power their new fleet of F-16 block 52 aircraft.
The engine program, sold through the U.S. Government's Foreign Military Sales program, is valued at around $170 million and is scheduled for delivery in 2010 and 2011.

Morocco's air force becomes the 22nd international customer to select the F100 engine line. F100 engines power F-16 aircraft utilized throughout region in Belgium, Denmark, Egypt, Greece, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland and Portugal.