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Rolls-Royce Lands $64M Navy Aircraft Propulsion Systems Logistics Contract

Rolls-Royce Lands $64M Navy Aircraft Propulsion Systems Logistics Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event

AFC130j EBizRolls-Royce has received a $64.5 million contract modification to provide logistics supplies and services for the U.S. Navy's Lockheed Martin-built KC-130J aircraft propulsion systems.

Rolls-Royce will transport the AE2100D3 turboprop engine, R391 propeller system, quick engine change kit and propulsion components to the Navy and Kuwait under a foreign military sales agreement, the Defense Department said Monday.

The company will perform work through February 2017.

With a power range between 3,600 shaft horsepower and 4,700 shp, the AE2100D3 engine is built to power maritime patrol aircraft and high-speed regional aircraft.

Dowty Propellers' R391 propeller system features a fail-safe electronic control system and incorporates engine controls on the C-130J's AE2100D3 engines.

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