Pushing the Envelope: Engine Development and Procurement for the F-15 Fighter Jet (B) Harvard Case Solution & Analysis

For about the events that led to the development of alternative F100 engine Pratt & Whitney jet. After the initial development program, the Air Force announced a split order for 120 engines from General Electric for F-16 and 40 engines from Pratt & Whitney for the F-15. While the order will only meet in 1985, the Secretary of the Air Force Verne Orr decided to refrain from any long-term commitments and comply with contractor performance and practical experience in the first year. A few days later, the Navy chose F110 engine General Electric, as a replacement for TF30 Pratt F-14. See also (UV3883) and C (UV3886) cases. "Hide
by Matthias Hild, Keith J. Crocker Source: Darden School of Business 3 pages. Publication Date: December 7, 2004. Prod. #: UV3885-PDF-ENG

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