Rolls-Royce and Reaction Engines have agreed to team up to build high-speed aircraft propulsion platforms and explore the use of Reaction Engines' thermal management technologies in hybrid-electric systems and gas turbine engines for defense and civil aerospace platforms.
Textron's Bell subsidiary has awarded contracts to Rolls-Royce and aerospace technology manufacturer Astronics to provide propulsion and power generation systems to support Bell's bid for the U.S. Army's Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft competition.
The Department of Defense has awarded contract actions worth $36.9M combined to Rolls-Royce and aircraft fuel technology provider Amfuel in a move to drive domestic production at the industrial-base level.
Rolls-Royce has secured a six-year, $70.3M contract to help the U.S. Navy repair and maintain controllable pitch propeller hubs for guided-missile destroyers, cruisers, landing docks and mine countermeasures ships.
Leonardo DRS and Rolls-Royce want to offer the U.S. Navy new propulsion and power systems that would give new energy saving and warfare capabilities to the service“™s modernized fleet of warships, National Defense Magazine reported Monday.