Sunday, December 4, 2022

General Electric receives $37 million for T700 series engine program

General Electric was awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command for field service representatives in support of the T700 series engine program. 

Cincinnati-based General Electric was awarded a $37 million contract. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2025.

In November 2019, General Electric has received a $1.3 billion contract modification for delivering a batch of T700 engines for military helicopters.


Under the terms of the contract modification, from U.S. Army Contracting Command, the company delivers helicopter engines in support of the Army H-60 and AH-64 programs, Navy H-60 programs, Air Force programs, Foreign Military Sales and other government agencies.

The T700 military turboshafts have earned a reputation for exceptional performance in combat and under the worst environmental conditions. Designed to be rugged, reliable and easily maintainable, current T700 models apply advanced technology to an experience base of more than 50 million hours of operation.

The latest version of T700 engines, The -701D, powers both the newest Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk and Boeing AH-64E helicopters. Through the incorporation of proven advanced technology, the -701D provides improved durability as well as improved performance while still maintainable with current ground support equipment.

T700 engines are the power of choice in 50 countries and 130 customers for transport, medical evacuation, air rescue, special operations and marine patrol.

Photo by Sgt. John Carkeet IV

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