Tag Archives: Rolls-Royce

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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Airbus to Support UK Military Transport Aircraft Fleet Under Potential $506M Contract

Airbus has secured a $506 million contract from the U.K.’s defense ministry to provide in-service support for the Atlas A400M airlifters of the British air force. The ministry said Thursday the contract covers maintenance, upgrade and repair services for the country’s Atlas fleet through 2026. Julian Young, chief of air materiel at the U.K.’s defense …

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Air Force Issues RFP for $16B T-X Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has released a request for proposals for a potential $16.3 billion program that seeks to build a new trainer jet designed to replace the T-38 aircraft and train pilots of F-22 and F-35 fighter jets, Air University reported Friday. The RFP for the Advanced Pilot Training program …

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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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BAE Picks Six Companies for UK Global Combat Ship Equipment Manufacturing Contracts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 9, 2016 — BAE Systems has awarded additional equipment manufacturing contracts to six companies to support the supply chain for the U.K. navy’s first three Global Combat Ships, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Rolls-Royce, Johnsons Controls, Marine Systems Technology,  Salt Separation Services, Detegasa and MEP-Pellegrini Marine Equipments will produce …

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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 Vet David Smith Joins Qinetiq as CFO; Steve Wadey Comments

David Smith,  chief financial officer and director at Rolls Royce, will join U.K.-based science and engineering company Qinetiq as CFO. Qinetiq said Tuesday Smith will succeed David Mellors, who is scheduled to leave QinetiQ on Dec. 31 to join Cobham as the defense contractor’s CFO. “[David] has extensive executive experience in blue …

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Bloomberg: BAE COO Charles Woodburn to Start Preparations for CEO

BAE Systems PLC Chief Operating Officer Charles Woodburn will start a series of meetings with clients and suppliers sometime in October or November as part of preparations to succeed Ian King as CEO of the British defense contractor, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Benjamin Katz and David Hellier report that Woodburn will assume a bigger role with outside stakeholders while King will …

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General Dynamics’ Gulfstream Receives $92M Navy G-550 Green Aircraft Order

Gulfstream Aerospace has been awarded a $91.9 million contract to produce one G-550 Green aircraft with modifications for airborne early warning function for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Friday Gulfstream will manufacture the aircraft in Savannah, Georgia, with a completion date of December 2018. The G550 cockpit features a triple-redundant …

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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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