Collins Aerospace celebrates the 400th delivery of the Abrams generator

Provides 60% more power in the same footprint

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Dec. 08, 2020) – Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX), today announced it has delivered the 400th Abrams generator. The Abrams generator is a 28-volt DC 1000-amp main power generator for the U.S. Army’s Abrams Main Battle Tank. Part of a strategic modernization effort, the Abrams generator provides 60 percent more power in the same space and increases overall reliability – contributing to the main battle tank’s global premier status. Collins Aerospace has delivered orders ahead of schedule for the last three years.

The tank generator features an oil-cooled, fully-sealed system in a dense package that delivers combat effectiveness.

“The upgraded generator enables the vehicle to operate longer, with minimal maintenance, and increases its mobility and survivability – a force multiplier when it comes to ground combat,” states Kevin Raftery, vice president and general manager of ISR and Space Solutions for Collins Aerospace. “Our extensive experience in electric power generation is a key differentiator for current and future platforms.”

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

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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