Rolls-Royce receives US defence service contracts valued at up to $224 million

Monday, 15 June 2015

Rolls-Royce has received services contracts valued at up to $224 million to support US military branches and global air forces supplied by the US Department of Defense.

The contracts will support Rolls-Royce AE 2100, Adour (F405) and T56 engines across a variety of fleets. Services to be supplied by Rolls-Royce include logistics support, engineering, parts, repairs, field services and design modifications.

Paul Craig, Rolls-Royce, Executive Vice President, Services, said, “We continue to grow our Services business as we focus on meeting our customers’ needs and keeping their aircraft mission ready. Our wide portfolio of service offerings means customers can select the best fit for their fleet, everything from parts and repairs to logistics and engineering support to Power by the Hour™.”

Recent services contracts include:

$93.5 million for intermediate, depot and logistics support for the US Navy’s T-45 trainer fleet in Naval Air Stations in Texas and Mississippi.T-45 aircraft are powered by a single Rolls-Royce Adour (F405) engine.

$59.5 million for integrated logistics support for US Marine Corps KC-130J aircraft. The contract also includes support for Kuwaiti aircraft through the US Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program.

$40 million for Component Improvement Program funding for engineering support and repairs as required on the US and FMS fleet of T56 engines, which power C-130 and P-3 aircraft.

$31 million for a full MissionCare™ contract for Norway’s C-130J fleet, including logistics, sustainment, parts and field services. The 5-year contract was agreed through the US Air Force and FMS program.

$738,000 for engineering and field services for the US Coast Guard for support of their C-27J aircraft.

About Rolls-Royce Holdings plc

  1. Rolls-Royce’s vision is to create better power for a changing world via two main business divisions, Aerospace and Land & Sea. These business divisions address markets with two strong technology platforms, gas turbines and reciprocating engines. Aerospace comprises Civil Aerospace and Defense Aerospace. Land & Sea comprises Marine, Nuclear and Power Systems.
  2. Rolls-Royce has customers in more than 120 countries, comprising more than 380 airlines and leasing customers, 160 armed forces, 4,000 marine customers including 70 navies, and more than 5,000 power and nuclear customers.
  3. Our business is focused on the 4Cs:
    • Customer – placing the customer at the heart of our business
    • Concentration – deciding where to grow and where not to
    • Cost – continually looking to increase efficiency
    • Cash – improving financial performance.
  4. Annual underlying revenue was $23.36 billion* in 2014, around half of which came from the provision of aftermarket services. The firm and announced order book stood at $117.92 billion* at the end of 2014.
  5. In 2014, Rolls-Royce invested $1.92 billion* on research and development. We also support a global network of 31 University Technology Centers, which position Rolls-Royce engineers at the forefront of scientific research.
  6. Rolls-Royce employs over 54,000 people in more than 50 countries. Over 15,500 of these are engineers.
  7. The Group has a strong commitment to apprentice and graduate recruitment and to further developing employee skills. In 2014 we employed 354 graduates and 357 apprentices through our worldwide training programs. Globally we have over 1,000 Rolls-Royce STEM ambassadors who are actively involved in education programs and activities; we have set ourselves a target to reach 6 million people through our STEM outreach activities by 2020.

*Based on an exchange rate of $1.60

For further information, please contact:

Nick Britton
Rolls-Royce Communications
Tel: +44 7870 242620 (UK)

George McLaren
Rolls-Royce Communications
Tel: 1-317 366-9624 (US)