Rolls-Royce has been awarded a new contract to provide engineering and logistics support for US Marine Corps KC-130J aircraft, bringing the company’s total of Department of Defense aftermarket contracts in the past six months to more than $1 billion.
Earlier contracts included services for the US Air Force and Navy, as well as other allied aircraft through the US Foreign Military Sales program. The contracts cover engineering support, engine repair, logistics and inventory management, technical data and other services.
Chris Cholerton, Rolls-Royce, President Defence, said, “Rolls-Royce is proud of our long and successful history of supporting the US Department of Defense across all military branches, and providing a versatile suite of aftermarket services. Rolls-Royce continues to focus on keeping DoD aircraft mission-ready, in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible.”
Rolls-Royce powers aircraft in the fleets of all US military branches, including the US Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, Army and Coast Guard.
Aftermarket service contracts awarded to Rolls-Royce by the Department of Defense in the past six months include:
Rolls-Royce also supports AE 3007H engines powering US Air Force Global Hawk aircraft at a new engine depot opened in 2016 at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma. The engine depot operates as a public-private partnership between the Air Force and Rolls-Royce.
Source: Rolls Royce
Date: Jun 19, 2017