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Tuesday, 23 December 2008

Rolls-Royce has announced it has delivered its first production Variable Area Vane Box Nozzle (VAVBN) to Pratt & Whitney for integration on the F-35B Lightning II aircraft.

Monday, 15 December 2008

Rolls-Royce has signed a $131 million contract with Pratt & Whitney to supply LiftSystems for the first six Short Take-Off and Vertical Landing (STOVL) variant F-35B Lightning II aircraft.

Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Rolls-Royce has signed up to a new UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) charter which aims to increase awareness of environmental issues within the Group’s supply chain.

Monday, 8 December 2008

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a £258 million contract by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide engine support to the UK's Sea King helicopter fleet.

Tuesday, 16 September 2008

The Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTEC), a 50:50 joint venture between Honeywell and Rolls-Royce, has achieved European Aviation Safety Agency Type Certification for the CTS800-4N engine that will power the UK’s Future Lynx helicopter fleet.

Thursday, 4 September 2008

The Turkish Army announced that it has selected the AgustaWestland T129 helicopter, powered by two Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTEC) CTS800-4A engines, as part of the Tactical Reconnaissance and Attack Helicopter (ATAK) Program for the Turkish Land Forces Command.

Wednesday, 16 July 2008

The GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team has successfully completed Short Take Off, Vertical Landing (STOVL) testing on an F136 engine at the state-of-the-art GE testing facility at Peebles, Ohio.

Wednesday, 16 July 2008

Metaltec Precision International, based in Victoria, Australia, has been awarded an AU$2 million contract to manufacture assembly tooling for the engine that will power the world’s most advanced combat aircraft, the F-35 Lightning II.

Wednesday, 16 July 2008

The Rolls-Royce Turbomeca (RRTM) RTM322 engine has achieved a triple success with orders to power new twin-engine NH90 helicopter fleets in France, Belgium and New Zealand.

Tuesday, 15 July 2008

Rolls-Royce has signed a nine-year, $900 million agreement with Alenia Aeronautica to be the exclusive propulsion system provider for the C-27J Spartan medium-lift transport aircraft.

Tuesday, 15 July 2008

Rolls-Royce has been selected to power a new UK Ministry of Defence Unmanned Autonomous System (UAS). The Mantis Advanced Concept Technology Demonstrator programme will help inform the UK’s future UAS capability.

Friday, 6 June 2008

Rolls-Royce has achieved a significant milestone in the Adaptive Versatile Engine Technology (ADVENT) research programme into next-generation US military aerospace platforms, with the successful completion of the Preliminary Design Review (PDR).

Thursday, 27 March 2008

Rolls-Royce welcomes the Ministry of Defence’s award of the £13 billion contract to the AirTanker consortium for the UK’s Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft (FSTA) Private Finance Initiative programme.

Thursday, 20 March 2008

The GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team has successfully completed a high-altitude afterburner testing program at the US Air Force Arnold Engineering Development Center in Tennessee, including common exhaust hardware for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.

Thursday, 14 February 2008

The GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team has successfully completed its Critical Design Review, a major milestone in the F136 engine development program.

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