Rolls Royce Wins US Navy Contract For KC-130J Propulsion Systems Support

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  • 07:50 AM, February 2, 2016
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Rolls Royce has won a contract worth $64 million from the US Navy to support KC-130J aircraft propulsion systems.

“Rolls Royce will provide performance based logistics supplies, services, and related support for KC-130J aircraft propulsion systems, including the AE2100D3 turboprop engine and the R391 propeller system, quick engine change kit, and associated propulsion components,” the US Department of Defense announced Monday.

This contract combines purchases for the Navy ($59 million), and the government of Kuwait ($4 million) under the Foreign Military Sales program.  Work is expected to be completed in February 2017, the statement added.