Rolls-Royce delivers 1000th Trent XWB-84 engine

NEW DELHI: Rolls-Royce announced that it has delivered its 1000th Trent XWB–84, achieving another key milestone for the engine programme. The engine, which will power an Airbus A350-900, was built at the company’s state-of-the-art Production Test Facility in Derby, England. The Trent XWB-84, the world’s most efficient aero engine in service, is the latest in […]

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Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engine to power a further two MRTT aircraft in the UAE

NEW DELHI: The Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engine is set to power a further two Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft for the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The announcement of the follow-on acquisition order was made by Airbus today during the Dubai Air Show. The UAE already has three Trent 700 powered MRTT in service and […]

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Rolls-Royce opens new $11 million facility to support U.S. Navy programs

NEW DELHI: Rolls-Royce has completed an $11 million investment in its flagship Naval Defense campus with the opening of a new high-tech manufacturing, repair and test facility. The 25,000ft² facility will enhance and modernize the company’s naval operations in Walpole, adding waterjet maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) servicing to its portfolio of world-class capabilities. Dan […]

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Rolls-Royce keen to partner with Indian Navy

NEW DELHI: As part of the UK’s upcoming Carrier Strike Group tour, Rolls-Royce is all set to showcase to Indian Navy customers its capabilities to design, build and deliver customised power and propulsion solutions for India’s naval modernisation requirements. The company also expressed its keenness to explore opportunities for partnering the Navy with end-to-end solutions […]

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Rolls-Royce UltraFan power gearbox tops world aerospace record

NEW DELHI: Rolls-Royce announced that its UltraFan power gearbox has set a new world aerospace record at its facility in Germany. The gearbox has reached 87,000 horsepower or 64 megawatts – enough to power a city the size of Bath, United Kingdom – on test at Dahlewitz, near Berlin. The power milestone was achieved as […]

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Rolls-Royce announces major testing facility expansion with Purdue University

NEW DELHI: Rolls-Royce has launched a new major investment project with Purdue University in Indiana to develop new test facilities for high-altitude and hybrid-electric engines to power the next generation of U.S. military aircraft. Rolls-Royce West Lafayette will be developed at the Purdue Aerospace District, just off the university campus, where the company already has […]

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Rolls-Royce bags $200 million contract from UK for future fighter jet

NEW DELHI: UK’s Ministry of Defence (MOD) has awarded a contract worth approximately £250m to progress the design and development of Tempest, the UK’s Future Combat Air System (FCAS). The contract, signed by BAE Systems, officially marks the start of the programme’s concept and assessment phase. Continued funding of Tempest underlines the UK Government’s confidence […]

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Rolls-Royce to showcase future South Korean naval power and propulsion

NEW DELHI: Rolls-Royce is this week showcasing future naval power and propulsion capabilities at South Korean Defence exhibition, MADEX. The new power and propulsion model will be on display, demonstrating Rolls-Royce’s extensive capabilities for both Integrated Full Electric and Hybrid Electric Propulsion solutions for modern naval vessels. Rolls-Royce already has proven experience with the Republic […]

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Rolls-Royce awarded UK MOD contract to strengthen support for key Royal Navy programmes

NEW DELHI: Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to strengthen support for two key Royal Navy programmes. The contract will enable both parties to work together to deliver on-going support for Rolls-Royce MT30 and WR-21 marine engines. Alex Zino, Executive Vice President Business Development and Future Programmes at […]

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Rolls-Royce Pearl family continues to grow

NEW DELHI: Rolls-Royce has officially unveiled the Pearl 10X, the third and most powerful member of its market-leading Pearl engine family for the business aviation market. The engine has been optimised to exclusively power Dassault’s brand-new flagship aircraft, the Falcon 10X, which was revealed during a digital ceremony at Le Bourget airport in Paris today. […]

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