Engineering and procurement giant Fluor [FLR] reversed course and decided not sell its government contracting business, which has contracts with Department of Energy’s nuclear weapons complex, and Department of Defense, the company said Tuesday. The Irving, Texas-based company announced the ...

GAO Protest. Pratt & Whitney filed a GAO protest Feb. 7 against the Air Force, which announced Jan. 28 it plans to award a sole-source IDIQ contract to GE Aviation to provide new F110 engines for the Boeing-made F-15EX aircraft. GE Aviation would be awarded the opportunity to provide up to 480 ...

UTC News. United Technologies has appointed Kelly Ortberg, who runs the company’s Collins Aerospace unit, as a special adviser to the Office of the CEO to help support integration planning for the pending acquisition of Raytheon. Ortberg ran Rockwell Collins before its acquisition by UTC, at ...

Ford Elevators. Last week Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly said seven of the 11 planned Advanced Weapons Elevators (AWEs) on the USS Gerald R. Ford will be certified and operating by the end of the year while speaking at a Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments event. AWE “has ...