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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.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce wins contract to install fuel efficient Promas Lite system on two more Finnlines vessels

Rolls-Royce has won a contract to install its efficient Promas Lite propulsion system on two vessels for ferry operator Finnlines.

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce launches a new family of medium speed marine engines

Rolls-Royce has today unveiled the first of a new family of medium-speed engines for the marine market that will include versions powered by diesel and gas.

Monday, 8 September 2014 Marine

The first vessel with Rolls-Royce Unified Bridge enters operation

Norwegian ship owner Simon Møkster Shipping received its new offshore vessel, Stril Luna, from Gondan shipyard in Spain on 29 August.