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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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Rolls-Royce Lands $118M Contract Modification for Marine Corps, Japan MV-22 Engines

Rolls-Royce has received a potential $117.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to supply 50 AE1107C turboshaft engines and related spares for integration with the U.S. Marine Corps’ and Japanese government’s fleet of MV-22 Osprey aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command awarded the contract modification to exercise an option under …

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Rolls-Royce Receives $154M Air Force C-130J Spare Engines, Sustainment Contracts

Rolls-Royce has received $154 million in contracts from the U.S. Air Force to produce spare engines and sustain the propulsion system of the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) C-130J aircraft. Rolls-Royce will complete the production of AE 2100 engines for the Air Force and Saudi Arabia under a $77.9 million foreign military sales …

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Air Force Taps Rolls-Royce to Update C-130 Engines

Rolls-Royce has received a potential $36 million contract to upgrade T56 engines onboard the U.S. Air Force’s C-130 transport aircraft. Rollys-Royce said Tuesday it will start deliveries of Series 3.5 engine enhancement kits in December and install those kits onto C-130 planes of the service branch and the U.S. Air …

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Rolls-Royce Secures $100M Contract for Air Force Turbine Engines Program

Rolls-Royce‘s North American technologies business has secured a potential $100 million contract to develop and upgrade turbo-propulsion engines for the U.S. Air Force’s fleet under phase III of the Versatile Affordable Advanced Turbine Engines program. The military branch received 34 bids for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. …

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Former AIA Chief Marion Blakey Named Rolls-Royce North America President, CEO

Marion Blakey, formerly president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, has joined Rolls-Royce as president, CEO and chairman of the board for its North American business. The company said Tuesday Blakey will succeed James Guyette, who plans to retire in May. “We are extremely pleased to have Ms. Blakey leading the North …

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Rolls-Royce to Maintain Navy Training Aircraft Engines for $100M; Paul Craig Comments

Rolls-Royce has won a potential one-year, $100 million contract to maintain and provide logistics support for the U.S. Navy T-45 Goshawk training aircraft’s F405/Adour engines. The company said Thursday the contract to support at least 200 F405 engines is a follow-on to the company’s ongoing support of the Navy’s training crew. “We have been working with the US …

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Lockheed, Rolls-Royce Ink $1B C-130 Engine Deal; Tom Bell, George Shultz Comment

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has agreed to power its C-130J aircraft with Rolls-Royce-built engines under a $1 billion deal signed by both companies. Rolls-Royce will deliver nearly 600 AE 2100 engines for the C-130J Super Hercules and develop those engines for all C-130J variants through 2025, Rolls-Royce said Wednesday. …

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CSC Names Dana, Rolls-Royce Vet Doug Tracy CIO; Mike Lawrie Comments

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has appointed Doug Tracy chief information officer and given him responsibility for managing and transforming the company’s worldwide information technology operations. The company said Tracy, formerly vice president and CIO at Dana Holding Corp., will also be responsible for aligning CSC’s IT and business strategies …

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