Rolls-Royce awarded $84m to supply V22 engines

Rolls-Royce has been awarded an $83.7m contract for engines to power 19 V-22 aircraft operated by the US Marine Corps and Air Force.

The contract, a modification of a prior agreement, includes a total of 38 Rolls-Royce AE 1107C engines manufactured in Indianapolis, Indiana. The contract was awarded through the Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, Maryland.

The Rolls-Royce AE 1107C engine is part of the AE product family, which has over 5,500 engines in service and more than 54 million flight hours, and powers the growing V-22 fleet for the US Marine Corps and Air Force.