Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has been awarded an $83.7 million contract for engines to power 19 V-22 aircraft operated by the US Marine Corps and Air Force.
The contract, a modification of a prior agreement, includes a total of 38 Rolls-Royce AE 1107C engines manufactured in Indianapolis, Indiana. The contract was awarded through the Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, Maryland.
Tom Bell, Rolls-Royce, President – Defence, said, "This contract demonstrates the trust the US Marine Corps and Air Force have in the Rolls-Royce AE 1107C engines which power their V-22 fleets. Delivering reliable power is our constant focus at Rolls-Royce and we are dedicated to keeping those fleets mission ready for our customers."
Source: Rolls-Royce Plc (LSE: RR.L)
Date: Feb 12, 2013