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Defence
Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Rolls-Royce and Bell Helicopter have signed a long-term agreement to install upgraded M250 engines in new Bell 407GXP helicopters, boosting power and fuel efficiency.

Defence
Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Rolls-Royce and Robinson Helicopter Company have signed a new, 10-year agreement to supply at least 1,000 RR300 engines to power R66 aircraft.

Defence
Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Rolls-Royce has opened its new advanced LiftWorks repair facility for fighter jet propulsion components in Plainfield, IN, near the company’s facilities in Indianapolis, US.

Power
Monday, 2 March 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN/GERMANY, DUBAI/UAE – The Middle East Electricity event in Dubai will provide the backdrop for the first ever joint presentation by Rolls-Royce of the product portfolio available from MTU Onsite Energy and Bergen Engines. From 2 to 4 March 2015 (Stand S1 F30) the company will be showcasing high and medium speed diesel and gas gensets in the 24 kWe to 9,400 kWe range. MTU Onsite Energy and Bergen Engines are part of Rolls-Royce Power Systems within the Land & Sea division of Rolls-Royce.

Civil
Thursday, 26 February 2015

Rolls-Royce today marked the official opening of its new £110m Advanced Blade Casting Facility (ABCF) with a ceremony conducted by Business Minister Matthew Hancock. When fully operational in 2017, the 150,000 sq ft (14,000 sq m) facility in Rotherham will employ 150 people and have the capacity to manufacture more than 100,000 single crystal turbine blades a year. These blades will feature in a wide-range of Trent aero engines including the world's most efficient civil large aero engine the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB, which powers the new Airbus A350 XWB.

Marine
Thursday, 26 February 2015

Rolls-Royce has been selected to supply waterjets and high speed MTU diesel engines to power two new aluminium catamaran fast ferries for Chinese ferry operator Zhuhai High-Speed Passenger Ferry Co Ltd. The ferries will be some of the first to feature the highly efficient Rolls-Royce Steel S71-4 waterjets signifying the company’s growing presence in the marine market of South China.

Marine
Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Rolls-Royce has secured a £15.8 million contract to supply Rolls-Royce MTU high-speed engines and a suite of waterjet propulsion systems for 17 fast patrol vessels under construction at Turkey’s ARES Shipyard for the Qatar Coastguard.

Civil
Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Rolls-Royce has been selected by All Nippon Airways (ANA) to provide Trent 1000 engines, worth $130m, to power three additional Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

North America
Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Rolls-Royce announced today that Marion C. Blakey has been appointed to become President and Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce North America and chair of the Rolls-Royce North America Board of Directors, replacing James M. Guyette who will be retiring in May.

Marine
Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Maersk Supply Service has exercised an option to add Rolls-Royce’s new Anchor Recovery Frames (ARF) to the supply contract awarded in December for deck machinery for six high-end anchor handlers under construction at Norway’s Kleven Verft AS.