Collins Aerospace enhances MRO services for U.S. Air Force with new Enterprise Partnering Agreement

  • Umbrella agreement provides USAF streamlined approach to access Collins Aerospace’s broad military portfolio
  • Enables the company’s six Strategic Business Units to implement agreements with all USAF Air Logistics Complex entities
  • Critical milestone for the public-private relationship

CHARLOTTE, NC. (Sept. 16, 2019) – Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., (NYSE: UTX), announced it has signed an Enterprise Partnering Agreement with the United States Air Force (USAF) which will serve as an umbrella agreement for all sustainment services with the company’s six Strategic Business Units (SBU). The SBU’s are Avionics, Aerostructures, Interiors, Mechanical Systems, Mission Systems and Power & Controls.

This new, simplified approach enables the Collins Aerospace SBU’s to create implementation agreements with all USAF entities for maintenance, repair, and overhaul operations. Through this collaboration Collins Aerospace will be able to gain a deeper understanding of the operational requirements for managing the lifecycle value stream across multiple product portfolios. This collaboration likewise enables the Air Force to access Collins Aerospace’s commercial capabilities and technical data to support enhanced turnaround times and improve mission readiness.

“This Enterprise Partnering Agreement deepens our already strong relationship with the U.S. Air Force,” said Ajay Agrawal, president, Aftermarket Services, Collins Aerospace. “This simplified approach to collaborating will enable all of Collins Aerospace’s businesses to better anticipate and deliver on the needs and requirements of this important customer. This agreement allows us to work with the Air Force and implement the proven tools and practices we use to keep our commercial customers flying every day.”

About Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp., is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the extensive capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and broad expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market. For more information, visit CollinsAerospace.com.

About Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. With 195,000 employees and four industry-leading businesses ― Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense ― the company delivers solutions that push the boundaries in avionics, cybersecurity, directed energy, electric propulsion, hypersonics, and quantum physics. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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