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Friday, 7 March 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce water jets to power South Boats IOW windfarm support vessels for Seacat services

In one of the biggest orders made for wind farm workboats, one 24-metre and two 26-metre aluminium catamarans, each featuring two Rolls-Royce 56A3 stainless steel water jets, will be used to transfer people and cargo to the growing number of offshore wind farms around the coast of Europe.

Friday, 7 March 2014 Civil

Rolls-Royce to build new facility in Dahlewitz, Germany, to test components for next generation aero engines

Rolls-Royce announced today that it will expand its aerospace research and technology capabilities in Dahlewitz, building a new test-bed for power gearboxes which will support the development of next generation aero-engine designs.

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 Defence

Rolls-Royce to deliver first flight test engine for Scott's – Bell 47

HELI EXPO, Anaheim, US -- Rolls-Royce has signed a multi-engine order with Scott's – Bell 47 and will deliver the first RR300 engine this summer for installation in a flight test aircraft.

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 Civil

Rolls-Royce shares next generation engine designs

Rolls-Royce today shared details of its next generation of engine designs, which could be ready within ten years, featuring technology innovation designed to transform performance.

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 Defence

Rolls-Royce completes large fleet agreements for M250 customers

HELI EXPO, Anaheim, US -- Rolls-Royce has signed multi-year agreements with four large fleet operators, aimed at enhancing operational support for more than 220 helicopters.

Monday, 24 February 2014 Defence

Rolls-Royce enhances support for helicopter engine operators

HELI EXPO, Anaheim, US -- Rolls-Royce has launched a 24/7 Operations Center for its civil helicopter engines to deliver round-the-clock support for its global customer base. The new Center is the focal point of a series of improvements to the customer experience for helicopter engine operators and fleets, aimed at further enhancing mission success.

Monday, 24 February 2014 Defence

Rolls-Royce awarded US$90.1 million contract for V-22 engines for US Marine Corps

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a US$90.1 million production contract for engines to power MV-22 aircraft operated by the US Marine Corps.

Friday, 21 February 2014 Defence

Rolls-Royce expands US Air Force C-130J support with $182.7 million contract

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract for $182.7 million by the US Air Force to expand the company's support of the C-130J transport fleet.

Thursday, 20 February 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce designer wins lifetime achievement award

Sigmund Borgundvaag, a ship designer at Rolls-Royce, has won a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the design of offshore support vessels for more than 40 years.

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 Defence

Rolls-Royce demonstrates 13% fuel savings on T56 engine enhancement

Rolls-Royce has completed assembly and ground testing of the first enhanced T56 engine for the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) WP-3D aircraft, demonstrating fuel use reduction over 13 per cent.