2008

Tuesday, 30 December 2008 Energy

Rolls-Royce wins compressor contract for new Russian-European Nord Stream gas pipeline

Rolls-Royce wins compressor contract for new Russian-European Nord Stream gas pipeline

Tuesday, 23 December 2008 Civil

Etihad expands Rolls-Royce Trent fleet with new A330 order

Etihad Airways, the Abu Dhabi-based national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has chosen the Trent 700EP to power a further eight Airbus A330 aircraft.

Tuesday, 23 December 2008 Defence

Rolls-Royce delivers first production LiftSystem® hardware for F-35 STOVL

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, 22 December 2008 Investors

Rolls-Royce and Goodrich announce engine controls joint venture

Rolls-Royce announced agreement with Goodrich Corporation to form Rolls-Royce Goodrich Engine Control Systems Limited, trading as Aero Engine Controls.

Saturday, 20 December 2008 Marine

Rolls-Royce waterjets to power Dubai water taxis

A fleet of innovative water taxis powered by Rolls-Royce waterjets is being introduced in Dubai by the Road Transport Authority (RTA) to help improve transport infrastructure in the fast-growing United Arab Emirates state.

Monday, 15 December 2008 Defence

Rolls-Royce signs $131 million F-35 STOVL Liftsystem contract

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.

Thursday, 11 December 2008 Energy

Rolls-Royce wins Trent 60 contract to power Nickel mine in New Caledonia

Rolls-Royce wins Trent 60 contract to power Nickel mine in New Caledonia

Wednesday, 10 December 2008 Defence

Rolls-Royce signs up to MOD Green Charter

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.

Tuesday, 9 December 2008 Civil

Debut flight of Rolls-Royce Trent in Russia

Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines, the market leader on the Airbus A330, have powered the first scheduled flight of Aeroflot’s new A330-200, marking the Trent aero engine’s entry into service in Russia.

Monday, 8 December 2008 Defence

Rolls-Royce awarded £258 million UK helicopter support contract

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.