Rolls-Royce awarded $35 million contract to repair US Navy T56 engines
Thursday, 9 May 2013
Rolls-Royce has been awarded a $35 million contract extension for repair and overhaul of T56 engines on US Navy aircraft.
The services contract covers depot-level repair of the T56 Series III engine modules to support fielded P-3 and derivative aircraft, as well as T56-powered C-130 and C-2 aircraft.
Paul Craig, Rolls-Royce, President – Defence Customer Services, said, "We are delighted by this new option year for a long-term contract to repair and overhaul engines for US Navy aircraft at Rolls-Royce Engine Services in Oakland. This services facility is a key part of our overall support network for military customers as we seek innovative and cost-effective ways to ensure their missions can be completed."
The repairs will take place at Rolls-Royce Engine Services Oakland, US (RRESO). In addition to T56 repair and overhaul, RRESO services AE 1107C, F405 and M250 engines for other military customers.
Rolls-Royce offers a suite of services, tailored to each customer’s needs. Rolls-Royce has service contracts in place with all US military branches and provides support through its new Defense Operations Center in Indianapolis, providing 24/7 real-time engineering assistance for operators of a variety of aircraft powered by Rolls-Royce engines.
- Rolls-Royce is a world-leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air, and has established a strong position in global markets - civil aerospace, defence aerospace, marine and energy.
- As a result of this strategy, Rolls-Royce has a broad customer base comprising more than 300 airlines, 4,000 corporate and utility aircraft and helicopter operators, 160 armed forces, more than 4,000 marine customers, including 70 navies, and energy customers in more than 80 countries.
- Underlying revenue was $19.5* billion in 2012, of which more than half came from the provision of services. The firm and announced order book stood at $96.2 billion at 31 December 2012, providing visibility of future levels of activity.
- Rolls-Royce employs over 45,000 people in offices, manufacturing and service facilities in over 50 countries. Over 14,000 of these employees are engineers.
- In 2012, Rolls-Royce invested $1.47 billion on research and development, two thirds of which had the objective of further improving the environmental performance of its products, in particular reducing emissions.
- Annual underlying revenues were $17.7 billion* in 2011, of which more than half came from the provision of services. The firm and announced order book stood at $94 billion* at 30 June 2012, providing visibility of future levels of activity.
- Rolls-Royce employs over 40,000 skilled people in offices, manufacturing and service facilities in over 50 countries. Over 11,000 of these employees are engineers.
- In 2011, Rolls-Royce invested $1.4 billion* on research and development, two thirds of which had the objective of further improving the environmental performance of its products, in particular reducing emissions.
- Rolls-Royce supports a global network of 28 University Technology Centres, which connect the company’s engineers with the forefront of scientific research.
- The Group has a strong commitment to apprentice and graduate recruitment and to further developing employee skills.
*Based on current exchange rates