Oxnard California – 21 September 2021 – PTI Technologies announced they have been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Anti-Ice Starting Bleed Valves (AISBV), a dual functioning modulating poppet valve for gas turbine engines by the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Redstone Arsenal. The AISBV controls the hot air flow for anti-ice protection and automatically bleeds air from the engine during the starting cycle for the GE T700, the turboshaft engine powering the UH-60 Black Hawk and the AH-64 Apache aircraft.
“PTI is pleased to receive this IDIQ Contract from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Redstone Arsenal in support of these vital U.S. Army aircraft programs,” said Rowland Ellis, President of PTI Technologies. “This is a significant achievement for our Military Business and I am proud of our continued dedication and capability to manufacture high reliability products that keep our armed forces safe during mission-critical operations.”
This contract allows PTI to provide tailored support as a sole-source supplier under justification 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c) (1), as stated in Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1 for the next five years. With this award and other filtration and fluid control subsystems actively being consumed, PTI continues to provide value-added solutions to the Defense Logistics Agency
The Anti-Ice/Starting Bleed Valve controls the flow of anti-icing and start bleed air from the compressor bleed port of the aircraft engine.
The AISBV controls the hot air flow for anti-ice protection and automatically bleeds air from the engine during the starting cycle for the GE T700, the turboshaft engine powering the UH-60 Black Hawk and the AH-64 Apache aircraft.
PTI Technologies is a world leader in highly reliable filtration and fluid control equipment and subsystems and miniature CAD/PAD devices. Our product portfolio, used in hydraulics, fuel, thermal management, lubrication, bleed air, environmental air/cabin air, water systems, ejection seats, fire suppression, escape slides, missiles and munitions, is a direct result of our extensive engineering design experience and customer obsession. PTI provides innovative, value-added solutions for a full range of mission, flight and life-critical operations across the Aerospace and Defense markets. PTI Technologies has approximately 250 employees and is part of the Aerospace & Defense Group of ESCO Technologies, a publicly-traded company (NYSE: ESE).