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Monday, 14 July 2014 Defence

Rolls-Royce receives US Air Force certification for C-130 engine enhancement package

The US Air Force has completed final engineering review and approved the Certification Basis for the Rolls-Royce C-130 Engine Enhancement Package.

Monday, 14 July 2014 Civil

Airbus selects Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 as exclusive engine for the A330neo

Rolls-Royce today announced that Airbus has selected its new Trent 7000 as the exclusive engine for the new Airbus A330neo.

Thursday, 10 July 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce to design and equip stern trawler for Prestfjord Havfiske

Rolls-Royce has signed a £7 million contract to design and equip a stern trawler for the Norwegian fishing company Prestfjord Havfiske AS.

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 Investors

Rolls-Royce powers first delivery of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to Air New Zealand

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines will tomorrow power the first delivery flight of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, to Air New Zealand, ahead of the aircraft's entry into service.

Monday, 7 July 2014 Power

Rolls-Royce to supply power plant in Myanmar

Rolls-Royce signed a long-term service agreement with RGK+Z&A for spare parts supply, supervision and maintenance for the Hlagwa Power Plant (Phase II) project today.

Friday, 4 July 2014 Investors

Rolls-Royce and Hispano-Suiza (Safran) announce a memorandum of understanding to develop accessory drive train transmission systems

Rolls-Royce and Hispano-Suiza (Safran) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish an exclusive long term joint venture (JV) for the development of world-leading accessory drive train transmission systems.

Monday, 30 June 2014 Investors

Rolls-Royce combines businesses to bring new benefits to engine life management

Rolls-Royce today announced the merger of two wholly owned subsidiaries, Aero Engine Controls (AEC) and Optimized Systems and Solutions (OSyS), to form a new business, Controls and Data Services (CDS), which will continue to operate as part of the Rolls-Royce Group.

Thursday, 26 June 2014 Civil

Rolls-Royce powers fastest civil aircraft into service

Rolls-Royce has powered the first delivery of the new Cessna Citation X+, the world's fastest civil aircraft, with AE 3007C2 engines.

Thursday, 19 June 2014 Investors

Rolls-Royce Announces £1bn Share Buyback

Rolls-Royce today committed to a share buyback of £1bn subject to the completion of the sale of its Energy gas turbine and compressor business to Siemens.

Wednesday, 18 June 2014 Nuclear

Rolls-Royce to partner with Chinese reactor vendor CGN to deliver low carbon energy future

Rolls-Royce has today signed an important memorandum of understanding (MoU) with CGN, the Chinese nuclear reactor vendor.