2012

Thursday, 18 October 2012 Nuclear

Rolls-Royce to supply safety-critical instrumentation and control systems to Chinese reactors

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has been awarded a contract by China Guangdong Nuclear Power Corporation (CGNPC) to supply its SpinlineTM digital safety instrumentation and control (I&C) technology for the modernisation programme of the Ling Ao nuclear power plant.

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 Defence

Rolls-Royce opens first-ever US Defence Operations Centre

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has opened its first-ever US Defence Operations Centre in Indianapolis to enhance service and technical support for US defence customers.

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 Defence

Rolls-Royce awarded US$103.3 million engine services contract for US Navy T-45 trainer aircraft

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has been awarded a US$103.3 million MissionCareTM contract by the US Department of Defense to provide support for the F405 (Adour) engines that power the US Navy's T-45 training aircraft.

Monday, 8 October 2012 Investors

Rolls-Royce and University of Birmingham announce £60m High Temperature Research Centre

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt. Hon George Osborne MP announced today (8th October) that Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company and the University of Birmingham and will be establishing a new £60m High Temperature Research Centre.

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 Energy

Rolls-Royce signs agreement to sell Tidal Generation Limited to Alstom

Rolls-Royce, the global power-systems company, today announces the sale of Tidal Generation Limited (TGL) to Alstom.

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 Energy

Rolls-Royce launches RB211-Gzero power upgrade for industrial gas turbines

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has today launched RB211-Gzero, a retrofit upgrade product

Saturday, 22 September 2012 Marine

Rolls-Royce congratulates the U.S. Navy on the commissioning of Littoral Combat Ship USS Fort Worth

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, today congratulates the U.S. Navy and the Lockheed Martin-led team on the commissioning of the latest Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) USS Fort Worth.

Friday, 21 September 2012 Investors

Rolls-Royce breaks ground for new facility in North East

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, today marked the beginning of construction of its new advanced aerospace disc manufacturing facility with a groundbreaking ceremony conducted by Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, RT Hon. Vince Cable MP.

Thursday, 20 September 2012 Marine

Rolls-Royce announces delivery of first permanent magnet tunnel thruster

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has delivered the first of its newly-developed permanent magnet tunnel thruster (TT-PM) to Norwegian company Olympic Shipping, who will operate the thruster on their vesselOlympic Octopus.

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 Defence

Rolls-Royce begins advanced technology testing on HEETE compressor at US Air Force Research Laboratory

National Harbor, US - Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has initiated testing on a new, advanced technology engine compressor focusing on reducing fuel consumption.