Tag Archives: Rolls-Royce

The Telegraph: BAE Secures $290M in UK Nuclear Submarine Prototyping Funds

BAE Systems has received an additional $290 million in contract funds to continue work on a replacement platform for the U.K.’s Vanguard-class nuclear ballistic missile submarines, The Telegraph reported Monday. Alan Tovey writes BAE will use the money to build Successor-class submarine layouts, systems and prototypes for the British navy. The U.K. has invested more than …

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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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Lockheed, Partners to Support UK’s C-130J Through 2022 Under $545M Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 5, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT),  Rolls Royce and Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group will continue to provide Hercules Integrated Operational Support to the British air force’s C-130J Super Hercules fleet under a $545 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Lockheed said Wednesday the contract runs through 2022 and also includes information …

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Three Firms Win $157M Navy Propulsion System Repair, Testing IDIQ

Standard Aero, Segers Aero and Turbopower have won a $157.1 million contract to inspect, repair, test and maintain the U.S. Navy’s T56 Series III propulsion system. The three companies will perform maintenance work on the power sections, reduction gear assemblies and torquemeters of T56 Series III, the Defense Department said …

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France Requests $650M Lockheed C-130J Transport, Refueling Aircraft Sale

The State Department has approved France’s request to purchase four Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) transport planes and tankers from the U.S. government under a $650 million foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday the future sale includes two C130J transport planes and two KC-130J tankers with turboprop engines from Rolls-Royce plus four engine …

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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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NASA Taps 13 Companies for Aerospace Research at Glenn Center

NASA has selected 13 companies to support aerospace research and provide propulsion and communications systems to the Glenn Research Center in Ohio under five-year contracts with a maximum value of $190 million. The space agency said Wednesday awardees will work to develop, verify and demonstrate communications, propulsion, structures and materials technology for space …

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GKN to Acquire Dutch Aircraft Manufacturer Fokker for $780M

GKN has agreed on the estimated $779.6 million acquisition of Arle Capital‘s Fokker Technologies company as part of GKN’s efforts to establish its business as a global supplier to the aerospace sector. GKN said Tuesday its aerospace business will absorb Fokker as an operating unit following the close of the acquisition scheduled …

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Former Exelis CEO David Melcher Appointed AIA Chief Executive

David Melcher,  formerly CEO of defense technology manufacturer Exelis, will join the Aerospace Industries Association trade group as president and CEO on June 8, the AIA said Thursday. Melcher led McLean, Va.-based Exelis through its October 2011 spinoff from ITT Corp. (NYSE: ITT) into an independent company and May 2015 sale to …

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Boeing Announces Exec Moves After Data Analytics Team Launched; Chris Chadwick Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has announced several executive appointments following the creation of a data analytics organization within its defense, space and security business. The company said Wednesday Dewey Houck will serve as chief data analytics officer and lead the new team, which seeks to build information capability onto various product and service offerings. “This is …

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