Rolls-Royce Awarded $275 M Service Contracts from US Military

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has received recent contracts exceeding $275 million to provide support services for the US Armed Services.

Rolls-Royce will provide Mission Care service support for AE 1007C, AE 2100 and T56 engines which power a variety of US aircraft, including the V-22, C-130, P-3 and C-2 in operation with the US Air Force, Navy and Marines.

Patricia O'Connell, Rolls-Royce, President Customer Business - North America said: "Rolls-Royce is focused on meeting all of our military customers' needs and we deliver services and support packages tailored to meet their specific requirements. These contracts reflect the confidence our US military customers have in our expertise. Rolls-Royce continues to win new contracts by demonstrating the value we can add, and by working hard to ensure our customers can deliver their missions and work within their budget."

Recent contracts announced by the US Department of Defense include:

  • US Air Force - $112.2 Million services contract for AE 2100 engines and propeller systems for C-130J aircraft.
  • US Marine Corps - three contracts, totalling $84.7 Million, for maintenance services on AE 1107C engines for V-22 aircraft; $45.2 Million contract for logistics and technical engineering services for AE 2100 engines for KC-130J aircraft.
  • US Navy - $33.8 Million contract for repair of T56 engines in P-3, C-130 and C-2 aircraft.

The contracts cover work to be delivered in 2012 and 2013.

Source: Rolls-Royce Plc (LSE: RR.L)
Date: Mar 22, 2012