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Thursday, 9 October 2014 Civil

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 selected again by Norwegian

Norwegian has selected Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines for nine additional leased Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.

Thursday, 9 October 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce waterjets to power two Spanish police patrol vessels

Rolls-Royce has secured a contract to supply waterjets for two Spanish Police Guardia Civil 20m Patrol boats in Spain.

Wednesday, 8 October 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce secures offshore service vessel design and integrated systems package

Rolls-Royce has won a £7 million order to provide design, integrated power and propulsion systems and equipment for an offshore service vessel for Norwegian ship owner Island Offshore.

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 Civil

Rolls-Royce congratulates Airbus on A350-900 certification

Rolls-Royce today congratulated Airbus on achieving European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Type Certification for the A350-900, powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines.

Friday, 26 September 2014 Marine

Future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) achieves successful light-off of first main turbine generator set

Rolls-Royce is proud to announce that the future USS Zumwalt, the first ship of the DDG 1000 multi-mission destroyer class, performed a successful Generator Light-Off of its first Main Turbine Generator Set (MTG) this week. It is now power self-sufficient enabling follow-on systems testing and trials.

Thursday, 18 September 2014 Defence

Rolls-Royce powers US Navy Triton trip across US

Rolls-Royce has powered the US Navy's MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) from California to Maryland so it can begin the next phase of testing at Naval Air Station Patuxent River.

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 Defence

V-22 flight tests validate ‘hot and high’ capability for Rolls-Royce AE 1107C engines

Flight tests have validated a new engine upgrade for Rolls-Royce AE 1107C engines powering V-22 aircraft, maximizing 'hot and high' capability up to 6,000 feet of altitude and 95° F.

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce completes factory acceptance test on Korean Navy's first MT30 gas turbine

Rolls-Royce has reached a major milestone in the Republic of Korea Navy's FFX frigate programme, with the successful completion of acceptance tests for the MT30 gas turbine.

Thursday, 11 September 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce to supply deck machinery, propulsion and engines for an Advanced Offshore Vessel built by Vard

Rolls-Royce has won a £19m contract with the Norwegian shipbuilding group Vard to deliver deck machinery, propulsion and engines to a new offshore construction and anchor handling vessel (OCV) for the Norwegian owner REM Supply. The vessel will be designed by Vard.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce congratulates Norled and Fjellstrand on winning the Ship of the Year 2014 Award

Rolls-Royce congratulates ferry owner Norled and Fjellstrand Yard on winning the prestigious "Ship of the Year" industry award.