Rolls-Royce's New Defense Ops Center: Indianapolis

Providing worldwide support 24/7 for all its defense products and systems.

Still, this is warfighting, and in war operations, availability is everything. Quick, solid support makes victory possible. Marine Major General Walters concluded, “Centers like this keep these aircraft flying. We have small deployments; every aircraft counts. Your response here is critical to our national security.”

Tim Kern is an aviation writer, aircraft builder, and private pilot. He is based in Anderson, IN, and can be reached at

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