2009

Thursday, 7 May 2009 Investors

Rolls-Royce, The University of Virginia and Virginia Tech create research and technology center of excellence

Reston, VA – Rolls-Royce has partnered with the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech to create the Commonwealth Center for Aerospace Propulsion Systems (CCAPS), a virtual research and technology center of excellence.

Thursday, 30 April 2009 Investors

AGM and Interim management statement

Rolls-Royce Group plc is today holding its 2009 Annual General Meeting at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in London.

Wednesday, 22 April 2009 Investors

Rolls-Royce trainees hand 'engine room' over to vocational school

Together with their instructors and other representatives of Rolls-Royce, Rolls-Royce trainees today handed over the 'engine room' they had designed to the Dahme- Spreewald Technical College (DSTC) in Schönefeld.

Tuesday, 21 April 2009 Defence

Rolls-Royce awarded $106 million MissionCare™ contract for KC-130J engine support to U.S. Marine Corps

Rolls-Royce has announced a $106 million MissionCare™ contract with U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to provide support for Rolls-Royce AE 2100D3-powered KC-130J tanker aircraft

Wednesday, 8 April 2009 Civil

Rolls-Royce to power Saudi Arabian Airlines in deal worth up to $900M

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, will power Saudi Arabian Airlines aircraft in an order worth up to US$900m at list prices. The contract will include a long-term service agreement.

Friday, 3 April 2009 Civil

Mexicanaclick awards Rolls-Royce $350 million contract

Rolls-Royce has signed a long-term engine service agreement worth more than $350 million with Mexicana Group for the fleet of aircraft operated by its low-cost subsidiary, MexicanaClick. The TotalCare® agreement covers 25 newly leased Boeing 717-200s, powered by Rolls-Royce BR715 engines.

Tuesday, 31 March 2009 Marine

Rolls-Royce designs and equips world's most powerful offshore vessel

The most powerful offshore vessel ever built – the Far Samson, which has been designed and equipped by Rolls-Royce, entered service with Farstad Shipping of Norway, following a naming ceremony in Edinburgh.

Thursday, 26 March 2009 Energy

Rolls-Royce Avon 200 industrial gas turbine upgrade hits 100,000 hours

An upgraded Rolls-Royce industrial gas turbine, which incorporates advanced technologies used in the latest generation of Rolls-Royce aero engines, has achieved more than 100,000 hours of faultless operation.

Wednesday, 18 March 2009 Marine

Rolls-Royce strengthens global marine support network with two new facilities in North America

Rolls-Royce has enhanced its global customer support capability, with the opening of two new marine service centers in Galveston, Texas and Seattle, Washington.

Wednesday, 11 March 2009 Defence

GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team completes engine study for Australia

Avalon Air Show, Geelong, Australia – 11 March, 2009 - The GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team has completed its recommendations to the Joint Strike Fighter Program Office and the Australian Department of Defence for maintenance and repair of engines for future F-35 Lightning II aircraft.