Rolls-Royce strengthened by £61m Hercules contract

AERO engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has won a £61.5m ($97.3m) contract from the US Air Force to support its C-130J transport fleet in 2013.

The MissionCare™ contract covers sustainment services for the Rolls-Royce AE 2100 engines as well as the nacelles and propellers on the US Air Force C-130J Hercules fleet. The work includes logistics and programme management support, engineering services, spares and technical data support.

Paul Craig, Rolls-Royce, President - Defence Customer Services, said: "We ... For the full story register now for free or login below...