P&W, Rolls sign F-35 Support Pact
The companies will jointly provide technical support from RAF Marham.
Chris Cholerton (seated, left), president of Rolls-Royce Defence Aerospace signed an MoU here at the show with Bennett Croswell (seated, right), president of Pratt & Whitney military engines. Witnessing the signing were (standing, left to right) Cdr. Rick Thompson, head of the Lightning II team at the UK’s Defence Equipment and Support (DES) organization; Lt. Gen. Jon Davis, deputy commandant for aviation at the U.S. Marine Corps; Lt. Gen. Chris Bogdan, program executive officer for the F-35 in the Joint Program Office; Tony Douglas, chief executive officer of the DES; and Air Cdre Harvey Smyth, Lightning Force Commander for the Royal Air Force.