Our strong product portfolio has ensured that we are involved in many of the major future projects in the markets we serve. These key projects will shape the power systems market for the next 50 years.
- Trent to power new Airbus and Boeing airliners, confirming it as the world's leading large aero-engine family.
- World's most powerful aero-derived gas turbine, the industrial Trent.
- World's most powerful marine gas turbine, the MT30.
- Global leadership in military transport power continues with TP400 development.
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Airbus unveiled the world's largest passenger jet in early 2005, the Airbus A380. The aircraft will carry between 500 and 600 passengers and is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines.
Boeing 787 Dreamliner
The Boeing 787 is a family of mid-sized aircraft being developed by Boeing. These aircraft will be powered by the Trent 1000 engine which was launched during 2004.
Joint Strike Fighter
Rolls-Royce and customer representatives discuss the Joint Strike Fighter. Rolls-Royce participates in the F136 propulsion system for the aircraft and is responsible for the vertical lift LiftFan system.
The Group's Kamewa waterjets are employed in both naval and commercial marine applications. Among these are the world's most powerful waterjets (Kamewa VLW235s) which will propel a 700-passenger Japanese Techno-Superliner ferry at 38 knots. The ferry is due to enter service in 2005.
During 2004 Rolls-Royce won a major contract to supply six mechanical drive industrial Trent compression packages for the Dolphin Energy Limited gas pipeline in the Middle East.