According to the Department of Defense: “Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Ind., is being awarded an $11, 764, 421 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-07-C-0060) for the procurement of six spare AE1107C engines for the U.S. Air Force CV-22 aircraft. Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Ind., and is expected to be completed in December 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.”
Rolls-Royce has been awarded a one-year, $197M contract option to maintain F405-RR-401 engines and 096 MKII gas turbine starters used by the U.S. Navy's T-45 Goshawk trainer aircraft fleet.
The State Department has cleared France's request to procure four AE-2100D turboprop engines, two updated Multifunctional, Information Distribution System-Low Volume Terminals and other C-130 transport aircraft support equipment from the U.S. government through a potential $350M foreign military sales agreement.