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Rolls-Royce Subsidiary Wins Potential $100M USAF Turbine Development Contract

A U.S. subsidiary of Rolls Royce has landed a potential eight-year, $100M contract for development, demonstration and transition of turbine-based propulsion, power and thermal systems for the U.S. Air Force. LibertyWorks will perform work under the first phase of USAF’s Advanced Turbine Technologies for Affordable Mission-Capability program, the Defense Department said Thursday. The …

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Rolls-Royce Gets $420M USAF IDIQ for Aircraft Engine Sustainment Services

Rolls-Royce has received a potential six-year, $420 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to sustain F137 military aircraft engines. The company will maintain, repair and overhaul the engine technology as well as sustaining engineering and program management support, the Defense Department said Tuesday. F137 currently powers USAF’s RQ-4 Global Hawk and the U.S. Navy‘s MQ-4C Triton …

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Thomas Bell to Rejoin Rolls-Royce as Defense Business Head

Thomas Bell, senior vice president of global sales and marketing at Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, will rejoin Rolls-Royce this month as president of the aircraft engine manufacturer’s defense arm. Rolls-Royce said Wednesday Bell initially joined the company in mid-2012 as president for its North American customer business and after that held the same …

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Rolls-Royce to Manufacture V-22 Aircraft Engines for Marine Corps, Japan Under $115M Contract

Rolls-Royce has received a potential $115.1 million contract to produce a total of 56  engines for V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft of the U.S. Marine Corps and Japan. The company will manufacture 36 AE1107C production engines for USMC and another 20 production and spare engines for the government of Japan, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work …

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Rolls-Royce Secures $79M Contract for KC-130J Tanker Engine Support to Marine Corps, Kuwait

Rolls-Royce has received a $78.7 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Navy to provide engineering and logistics support for KC-130J aircraft engines. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Rolls-Royce will support AE 2100D3 engines for aerial refueling tankers of the U.S. Marine Corps and the government of Kuwait under a foreign military sales deal. Contract work …

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Paul Stein Named Rolls-Royce Chief Technology Officer

Paul Stein, director of research and technology at Rolls-Royce, has been named chief technology officer of the power and propulsion systems manufacturing firm. Rolls-Royce said Thursday that Stein will report directly to CEO Warren East and will help align the company’s technology investments with its business strategy in his new role. Stein joined …

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Rolls-Royce Wins $373M IDIQ to Repair KC-130J Engines for US Marine Corps, Kuwait

Rolls-Royce has won a five-year, $372.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide depot-level repair for the AE21000D3 engines of KC-130J aerial refueling aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps and Kuwait. The Defense Department said Thursday the Naval Air Systems Command received three offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via an electronic request for proposals …

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Rolls-Royce Awarded $74M Air Force C-130J Propulsion Sustainment Task Order

Rolls-Royce has secured a $73.6 million task order to sustain the propulsion systems of the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft. The company will also provide inventory control point management, repair, sustaining engineering and technical data support services under the task order, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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Rolls-Royce Lands $408M Navy Contract Modification for V-22 Engine Maintenance Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded Rolls-Royce a potential three-year, $407.8 million contract modification to provide MissionCare maintenance services for the AE1107C engines of the U.S. Marine Corps’ and U.S. Air Force’s V-22 Osprey aircraft. MissionCare is a performance-based logistics approach that covers program management, site support, engine repair, engineering assistance and engine …

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Former Rolls-Royce Exec Jason Smith Joins Inmarsat as COO

Jason Smith, former president of Rolls-Royce‘s nuclear business, has been named chief operations officer at Inmarsat. He succeeds Ruy Pinto, who vacated his post at Inmarsat to “pursue new interests, ” the  satellite communications services provider said Monday. Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pearce said Smith’s appointment builds on the company’s mission to give customers and …

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