Tag Archives: Rolls-Royce

Boeing Drafts 10 Local Firms for Bid on Germany’s Heavy-Lift Helicopter Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has gathered 10 local companies in Germany to be part of an industry team that would bid on a potential $5 billion contract for the German military’s procurement of heavy-lift helicopters, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Reuters reported Wednesday that the group includes the …

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Boeing Ventures Arm Invests in UK-Based Hypersonic Propulsion Tech Developer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2018 — Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) HorizonX Ventures division has invested in Reaction Engines in an effort to help the latter develop a hypersonic propulsion technology aimed at enhancing the next generation of hypersonic flight and space access vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. HorizonX Ventures participated in the Series …

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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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StandardAero to Repair Air Force T56 Engine Parts Under Potential $380M Contract

StandardAero, a portfolio company of Veritas Capital, has received a potential $379.9 million contract to repair T56 aircraft engine parts for the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Friday the firm-fixed-price contract covers depot-level overhaul and repair services for T56 series 3.0 and 3.5 engine and component parts. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center received …

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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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Jeremy Wensinger, James Winner, Robert Giannetta Join Executive Team at Former Harris IT Business

Jeremy Wensinger, James Winner and Robert Giannetta have been appointed to leadership positions at MHVC Acquisition Corp. — formerly known as the government information technology services business of Harris (NYSE: HRS). Investment firm Veritas Capital finalized its purchase of Harris IT Services for approximately $690 million in April and renamed the business MHVC Acquisition Corp. Herndon, …

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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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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: FY 2017’s Top Awardees and Business Opportunities | 04/21/2017

Weekly Roundup April 17 – April 21 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson We’re rapidly approaching the middle of FY 2017, and amidst all of the news surrounding President Trump’s FY 2018 budget plan, the border wall, and attempts at healthcare …

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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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