2013 Press releases
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, announces that Warren East will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2014. Warren East, previously Chief Executive of ARM Holdings, is a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit committee of De La Rue plc. and a Non-Executive Director of Dyson and Micron Technology Inc. BT Group has also announced his appointment as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 February 2014.
Rolls-Royce has been awarded a $50.7 million MissionCare ™ contract extension by the US Department of Defense to provide continued support for the F405 (Adour) engines that power the US Navy's T-45 training aircraft.
Dr Thomlinson Church of England Middle School from Rothbury, Northumberland, has been named as the winner of the 2013 Rolls-Royce Science Prize; an annual competition which celebrates and rewards excellence in science teaching. Each year, Rolls-Royce awards a total of £120,000 in cash prizes to schools who implement motivational science teaching.
Rolls-Royce has signed a contract to supply thrusters and deck machinery for two semi-submersible drilling rigs to be built at Samsung Heavy Industries in Korea for Stena Drilling.
Rolls-Royce has appointed Mark Lesinski as President of its Nuclear Services business to accelerate further growth across the global nuclear services market.
(Pearlington, Miss.) Rolls-Royce today announced the company is donating a Trent 1000 test engine to the INFINITY Science Center, located near NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, Mississippi.
Rolls-Royce celebrates expansion of Jet Engine Test Facility at NASA John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, Mississippi
(NASA Stennis Space Center, Hancock Co., Miss.) Rolls-Royce North America today officially opened its second outdoor jet engine test stand, an investment of $50 million, at the Rolls-Royce Outdoor Jet Engine Test Facility at NASA John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, Miss.
Rolls-Royce has won an order to provide an integrated design and equipment package for two offshore supply vessels to be built at COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard Co., Ltd in China for the Singapore based Chellsea Group, an ambitious and quality conscious player in the offshore oilfield services industry.
Rolls-Royce has congratulated Sanmar Shipyard for the completion of the world's first gas powered tug, in a ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey, this weekend.
Rolls-Royce today welcomed a decision by Japan Airlines to order 31 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft, which are powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines