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Tuesday, 29 April 2014 Investors

Rolls-Royce statement regarding Siemens talks

Following media reports, Rolls-Royce confirms it is in talks with Siemens regarding the sale of its Energy gas turbine and compressor business.

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 Civil

Azul Brazilian Airlines becomes new Rolls-Royce customer and signs engine services agreement worth $400M

Azul Brazilian Airlines today became a new Rolls-Royce customer with the announcement that it is to operate 11 Trent-powered Airbus aircraft. The airline has also signed an agreement worth $400m for TotalCare® engine service support.

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 Defence

Rolls-Royce awarded $39M to service AE 1107C engines for US Marine Corps and US Air Force V-22 aircraft

Rolls-Royce has been awarded $39 million to support AE 1107C engines for V-22 aircraft operated by the US Marine Corps and Air Force.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 Investors

Rolls-Royce and Daimler agree on valuation of Daimler's equity interest in Rolls-Royce Power Systems

Rolls-Royce and Daimler today announce that they have agreed the valuation of Daimler's 50% equity interest in the joint venture Rolls-Royce Power Systems (RRPS).

Monday, 14 April 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce to supply anchor handling equipment for four ocean going tugs for ALP Maritime Services

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a £19m contract to deliver deck machinery for four ocean going tugs, designed by Ulstein Design & Solutions, for Dutch company ALP Maritime Services.

Monday, 14 April 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce congratulates US Navy on christening of USS Zumwalt, first DDG 1000 multi mission destroyer

On Saturday April 12, 2014, Rolls-Royce congratulated the US Navy on the christening of the USS Zumwalt, the first of its new and highly sophisticated DDG 1000 multi-mission destroyer class of ship.

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 Investors

University of Virginia and Virginia Tech join Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre network

(Reston, VA - April 8, 2014) Rolls-Royce announced today that Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia (U.Va.) are joining the global Rolls-Royce University Technology Centers (UTC) network, consisting of research groups in world-class universities identified to develop long-term research and technology programs. Creating a UTC provides each party with mutual benefits through funding of fundamental, collaborative research to advance key aerospace technologies critical to Rolls-Royce.

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 Defence

Rolls-Royce awarded $100 million contract to service US Navy T-45 trainer aircraft engine

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) contract valued at over $100m 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.

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 Civil

Rolls-Royce starts assembly of first higher-thrust Trent XWB

Rolls-Royce has started assembly of the first higher-thrust version of the Trent XWB, the world’s most efficient aero engine flying today, which will exclusively power the Airbus A350-1000 aircraft.

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce to supply engines and anchor handling equipment for Bourbon Offshore Norway

Rolls-Royce is to deliver deck machinery and engines to an arctic Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessel (AHTS) to be built by Vard for Bourbon Offshore Norway. The contract has a value in excess of £17M for Rolls-Royce.