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Rolls-Royce wins $103M contract from Defense Department

MERIDIAN — Rolls-Royce has been awarded a $103.3-million MissionCare contract by the U.S. Department of Defense to provide support for the F405 (Adour) engines that power the U.S. Navy’s T-45 training aircraft.

Under the terms of the agreement, which is administered by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), Rolls-Royce will provide inventory control, as well as integrated logistics support and required engineering elements for both the F405 engine and the aircraft gas turbine starting system.

This contract provides comprehensive propulsion services to more than 200 aircraft, operating at four main Naval Air Stations — Meridian; Kingsville, Texas; Pensacola, Fla.; and, Patuxent River, Md.

 

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