February 11, 2013
Rolls-Royce awarded $97.3m US Air Force services 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 as well as 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. Through MissionCare, Rolls-Royce offers a suite of services, tailored to each military customer’s needs. The US Air Force contract is in the sixth option year, providing a variety of support for the fleet of C-130J aircraft. Rolls-Royce has met availability metrics every year, while helping the USAF meet its combat deployments overseas. Through proactive fleet management, Rolls-Royce has maintained greater than 90 percent parts and fleet availability.