Rolls-Royce awarded $97m US Air Force contract

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a $97.3m contract from the US Air Force to support its C-130J transport fleet in 2013.

The MissionCare contract covers sustainment services for the Rolls-Royce AE 2100 engines plus the nacelles and propellers on the US Air Force C-130J fleet. The work includes logistics and program management support, engineering services, spares and technical data support.

The US Air Force contract is in the sixth option year, providing a variety of support for the fleet of C-130J aircraft.