November 14, 2013
Rolls-Royce delivers 1.500th engine to Lockheed Martin for C-130J
Rolls-Royce has completed its 1,500th AE 2100 engine for installation on a Lockheed Martin C-130J aircraft, scheduled for delivery to the US Air Force in 2014. The milestone demonstrates the continued success of the versatile and proven C-130J military transport aircraft and its powerful, reliable and fuel-efficient turboprop engines. More than 300 of the four-engine transports have been delivered or are on order to customers in 15 countries, across 16 different mission types. The 1,500th engine was delivered to Lockheed Martin’s Marietta, GA, facility.