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  • 17 January 2018
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce announced it is reducing its current five operating businesses to three core units based around civil aerospace, defense and power systems. This means the naval marine and nuclear submarines operations will be incorporated into the company’s existing defense business, while civil nuclear operations will become part of the power systems business. “It will allow us […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Rolls-Royce has announced plans to accelerate the transformation of its Marine business citing continuing weakness in the maritime market as the primary reason of the move. In a statement released December 1, the company said it plans to further simplify the structure of the Marine business which supplies a range of technology and services to […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract to design the gas turbine system for the Royal Navy’s future Type 26 Global Combat Ship, which will, subject to contract, feature the world’s most powerful marine gas turbine, the Rolls-Royce MT30. Rolls-Royce will work together with prime contractor BAE Systems and Tognum, Rolls-Royce’s collaboration with Daimler, to design […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Rolls-Royce has secured contracts with the US Navy for ship engines, propulsion components and services valued at up to $115.6 million.

  • 26 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    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.   The contract, a modification of a prior agreement, includes a total of 40 Rolls-Royce AE 1107C engines manufactured in Indianapolis, Indiana. The contract was awarded through the Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    New Zealand Navy’s new 23,000t Polar-class logistics support vessel, which will replace the 30-year-old tanker HMNZS Endeavour, will become the first naval vessel to feature Rolls-Royce’s Environship leadge bow, the company announced September 20. Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to provide a concept design based on the Rolls-Royce Environship leadge bow. HHI will […]

  • 25 November 2014

    Rolls-Royce has been awarded a new, two-year contract to provide aftermarket engine support for the US Marine Corps and Air Force V-22 fleets, which provides a more than 30 percent reduction in support costs. The contract, through the company’s innovative MissionCare™ model, is valued at up to $287 million and will cover all V-22 aircraft […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Industry news

    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.   The Rolls-Royce MissionCare™ contract, a modification of a prior agreement, includes repairs and support services, with work carried out at Rolls-Royce facilities in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Oakland, California, as well as […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has been selected by the South Korean Coast Guard to supply Azimuth thrusters for a new fleet of 15 tugs. The contract, worth around £12 million, will involve the supply of Rolls-Royce Azimuth thrusters (two per vessel) as the prime propulsion and steering system on these powerful vessels, which […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    BAE Systems has awarded propulsion systems specialist Rolls-Royce two contracts to supply low-noise propellers and mission bay handling technologies for the first three Royal Navy Type 26 frigates. The first Type 26 is currently under construction at the BAE Systems shipyard in Glasgow. The Rolls-Royce-supplied mission bay handling system will enable efficient movement of craft […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Rolls-Royce has signed a contract to supply the MT30 gas turbine packages for the first three Type 26 Global Combat Ships for the Royal Navy. The Company will now begin manufacture of the gas turbines and the surrounding steel packages for the ships, which are to be built by prime contractor BAE Systems. Rolls-Royce has also […]

  • 23 April 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has signed a $598 Million contract with the US Department of Defense for 268 AE 1107C engines for US Marine Corps and Air Force V-22 aircraft. In the first year, Rolls-Royce will deliver 70 engines valued at $151 Million. The contract includes four additional option years, with deliveries […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Rolls-Royce is teaming up with United Arab Emirates (UAE) based Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) to increase its naval shipbuilding, repair and refit activities across the Gulf region. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) through which they aim to become a preferred service partner to each other. According to Rolls-Royce, the agreement will include […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The UK defense ministry has awarded Rolls-Royce Submarines Limited a £235 million (US$309 m) contract to support nuclear propulsion systems on board the current fleet of Trafalgar, Vanguard and Astute class submarines until 2022. The deal will see the company provide the support, advice and material required to ensure the continued safety and availability of the […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract to support the US Marines Corps fleet of KC-130J air-to-air refuelling tankers, worth more than $50 million.   The MissionCare™ contract covers sustainment services for more than 200 Rolls-Royce AE 2100 engines as well as propellers and other propulsion system repairs for the KC-130J fleet. The one-year contract also […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has broadened its capability in ship design with the establishment of a new team dedicated to the development of naval ship designs. Rolls-Royce has been at the forefront of innovative ship design for nearly 40 years, designing over 800 vessels, used mainly in the commercial sector. This new team […]

  • 18 June 2012
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has signed a contract worth in excess of £1billion with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to deliver reactor cores for the UK’s nuclear-powered submarine fleet. This contract includes regeneration of the current Rolls-Royce submarine reactor core manufacturing facility in Derby. The Group will introduce the latest technology and manufacturing […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Industry news

      Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has received recent contracts exceeding $275 million to provide support services for the US Armed Services. Rolls-Royce will provide Mission Care™ service support for AE 1107C, AE 2100 and T56 engines which power a variety of US aircraft, including the V-22, C-130, P-3 and C-2 in operation with […]

  • 28 June 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, will lead a project to develop new technologies to support unmanned naval vehicle missions, following an award of $3 million from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). The development of Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs) and Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) is a rapidly expanding part of naval marine technology, and […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Qatar’s Coast Guard Command has taken delivery of the first in a series of 17 Ares-built composite hull boats. Powered and propelled by MTU high-speed engines and Rolls-Royce Kamewa waterjets, two Ares 75 and one Ares 110 Hercules, will be the first three boats of this programme to be delivered by the end of this […]

  • 25 May 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has signed a long term contract with BAE Systems to provide in-service support for the Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyers. The Type 45 Daring Class destroyers are each powered by two, cutting-edge, Rolls-Royce WR-21 gas turbines. This contract, worth £20 million, is part of an innovative approach to supporting […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Rolls-Royce has been awarded a $195.5 million contract to produce and support LiftSystems™ for the F-35 Lightning II program, the unique technology that provides vertical-lift for 5th-generation combat aircraft. The Rolls-Royce LiftSystem® enables F-35B aircraft to perform short takeoffs and vertical landings (STOVL) and is currently in service with the US Marine Corps in Yuma, […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has secured a contract to supply power and propulsion systems for the two latest vessels in the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) programme. Designed to operate in combat zones close to the shore (littoral waters), each LCS will be equipped with two Rolls-Royce MT30 gas turbines powering four […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Rolls-Royce marked the beginning of construction of its Core Manufacturing Facility at Raynesway, Derby on February 20 with a ground-breaking ceremony conducted by Vice Admiral Sir Andrew Mathews, Ministry of Defence (MoD). The new facility, which will be a phased-build programme, will replace existing infrastructure and represents the third stage of the Raynesway modernisation project. […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Equipment & technology

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has delivered the new and advanced Axial Mk1 waterjet for the latest Freedom-variant of the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) class, currently under construction for the U.S. Navy. Rolls-Royce Axial Mk1 waterjets are very power dense, delivering more cavitation-free performance for their size and power than any other waterjet. At […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won an order to supply propulsion equipment for three new ships commissioned by the Turkish Navy. Istanbul Shipyard will design and build one Submarine Rescue Mother Ship (MOSHIP) and two Rescue and Towing Ships at their yard in Tuzla. Rolls-Royce will supply tunnel thrusters and retractable thrusters for […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Italian Navy’s two new high-speed vessels, designed and built by Intermarine (Immsi Group), will be featuring Rolls-Royce engines and waterjets, the engine manufacturer announced. Intermarine’s Sarzana shipyard recently began the construction of two high-speed multi-purpose units (UNPAV). They are more than 40 metres long, 8 metres wide and powered by three MTU 2000 series diesel engines connecting to three […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Rolls-Royce will be providing propulsion gear for the U.S. Coast Guard’s new offshore patrol cutters, the company announced on February 28. Eastern Shipbuilding Group, the prime contractor on the program, selected Rolls-Royce equipment for the USCG OPC fleet’s first nine vessels, with an option to add two more. Rolls-Royce will supply the USCG OPC fleet’s controllable […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    British propulsion systems supplier and developer Rolls-Royce has revealed its designs for an autonomous, single role, naval vessel capable of covering distances of 3500 nautical miles at a time. According to the company, the vessel would be capable of operating beyond the horizon for over 100 days, displace 700 tonnes and reach speeds above 25 knots. […]