Rolls-Royce goes ‘Sell it to the Marines’ with £54m order

AERO engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has been awarded a £54m ($90.1m) production contract for engines to power MV-22 aircraft operated by the US Marine Corps.

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

Tom Bell, Rolls-Royce, President - Defence, said: "This production contract reflects continued confidence in the capability and reli... For the full story register now for free or login below...