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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.

Monday, 7 April 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce invests in new marine facility to support continued growth of Brazil's offshore oil and gas industry

Rolls-Royce and UK Chancellor George Osborne announced today that the Group will further invest in Rio de Janeiro State to better support customers in the rapidly expanding offshore oil and gas industry. A new £22 million marine facility in Duque de Caxias will be used to assemble and test large thrusters and other propulsion equipment for use on semisubmersible rigs, drill ships, FPSOs and other highly complex offshore vessels.