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Rolls-Royce wins $246m C-130 engine support deals

February 17th, 2011 by David No Comments

Rolls-Royce has announced two support contracts which will bring the engine-maker $246m in revenues, supporting the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft in US and UK service.

The US Air Force contract is for $203m to support its fleet of C-130J aircraft, flown by the US Air Force, US Air Force Training Command, Air National Guard, US Air Force Reserve and US Air Force Special Operations Command.

The UK Has also signed a contract extension worth $43m for Rolls-Royce to continue supporting the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) fleet of C-130J and C-130K transport aircraft.

The agreement was signed with Marshall Aerospace which is prime contractor for the Hercules’ operational support in RAF service.

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