Tag Archives: Rolls-Royce

Northrop Switches With BAE for Prime Contractor Role in AF T-X Trainer Bid

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has taken the prime contractor role in its joint bid with BAE Systems for the potential $11 billion U.S. Air Force T-X trainer contract, Breaking Defense reported Monday. Colin Clark writes Northrop will now lead its partnership BAE, L-3 Link Simulation & Training and Rolls-Royce as they offer BAE’s Hawk trainer jet for the Air …

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Northrop Awarded $3.6B to Build 25 Navy Hawkeye Aircraft

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $3.6 billion multiyear contract to build a new batch of Hawkeye aircraft for the U.S. Navy. Northrop will work to build 25 new E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes and incorporate a rotating rotodome and four vertical stabilizer tail configuration into the aircraft for …

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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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Abby Lilly to Head Supply Chain of Eaton’s Aerospace Group

Abby Lilly, formerly vice president of supply chain at GKN Aerospace, has joined power management contractor Eaton Corp. to serve in the same role. She led supply chain functions across 14 North American locations for GKN and is also a 14-year veteran of Rolls-Royce North America, Eaton said Wednesday. Her …

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Rolls Royce to Provide AF C-130 Support

Rolls Royce Corp. has won a $6, 659, 487 U.S. Air Force contract modification to provide power-by-the-hour support for Lockheed Martin-made (NYSE: LMT) C-130 planes. The Defense Department said the company will support a foreign military sales agreement with India’s air force. Work will occur at Hindan Air Station in …

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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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Rolls-Royce Rolls to DoD Deal

According to the Department of Defense, “Rolls-Royce is being awarded a $7, 397, 169 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0020) to exercise an option for low power repairs in support of the CV-22 AE1107 turboshaft engines for the Air Force.  Work will be performed in Oakland, Calif. (70 …

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Rolls-Royce Wins DoD Deal

According to the Department of Defense, “Rolls-Royce is being awarded a $6, 867, 154 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-09-D-0006) for the repair of up to 10 T56-A-427 Series IV engines for the E-2C and C-2 aircraft.  Work will be performed in Oakland, Calif., and is expected to …

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Rolls-Royce Books Engine Repair Deal with Navy

According to the Department of Defense, “Rolls-Royce is being awarded a $9, 751, 647 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0020) to exercise an option to procure three low power engine repairs and 11, 247 engine flight hours.  Work will be performed in Oakland, Calif. (70 percent), and Indianapolis, …

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