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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.
South Carolina Chamber of Commerce honors off-highway diesel engine manufacturer for its contributions to local community, economy and environment
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.
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.
The Rolls-Royce composite carbon/titanium (CTi) fan system for the Advance and UltraFan™ engine designs has completed its most recent phase of testing at the company's outdoor jet engine test facility at the John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
The US Air Force has completed final engineering review and approved the Certification Basis for the Rolls-Royce C-130 Engine Enhancement Package.
Rolls-Royce BR725 engines will power Gulfstream's new ultra-long-range business jet – the G650ER, announced today at the EBACE airshow in Geneva, Switzerland.
The WP-3D 'Hurricane Hunter' aircraft of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have completed flight tests to qualify the fuel-saving T56 Series 3.5 engine enhancement package developed by Rolls-Royce.
Rolls-Royce has won a £16m order to provide design, integrated power and propulsion systems and equipment for a large anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) offshore vessel for ship owner Secunda Canada LP.
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.
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. The 600 foot long all-electric ship was christened by sponsors Ann Zumwalt and Mouzetta Zumwalt-Weathers at Bath Iron Works in Maine during a ceremony attended by thousands of people, including The Honorable Ray Mabus, the Secretary of the Navy, and other dignitaries.
(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.
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.
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.
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