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

24th February 2014

The V22 aircraft, which is powered by Rolls-Royce AE1107 engines

The V22 aircraft, which is powered by Rolls-Royce AE1107 engines

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 reliability of the Roll......for the full story register now for free or login below...

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