CHANTILLY, Va., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Rolls-Royce, the world-leading provider of power systems and services, has signed two contracts with the USAir Force for aftermarket services and spares for C-130J military transport aircraft. The two contracts have a total value of up to
Under the services contracts, Rolls-Royce will provide comprehensive propulsion system services for its AE 2100D3 engines, Dowty R-391 propellers and other propulsion system items on C-130J aircraft. The aircraft are flown by the US Air Force, US Air Force Training Command, Air National Guard, US AirForce Reserve and US Air Force Special Operations Command.
The agreement covers the entire propulsion system on the C-130J aircraft, including support for all supply and off-wing maintenance on the engines and propellers, and providing depot maintenance on the nacelles. Rolls-Royce will also supply 17 AE 2100D3 engines and additional spare parts required to ensure full propulsion system availability.
Rolls-Royce will provide field representatives on-site at operational bases and propulsion system program management and technical support at Robins Air Force Base. Rolls-Royce will also continue operation of the US Air Force Inventory Control Point established in Indianapolis , IN, USA in 2006. The Inventory Control Point distributes propulsion system parts worldwide to wherever the US Air Force is operating C-130J aircraft.
The C-130 has been the USAF's primary tactical transport and special mission aircraft since 1956, powered by Rolls-Royce T56 engines. The latest version of the aircraft, which is powered by AE 2100D3 engines, continues that legacy.
Dennis Jarvi , President of Rolls-Royce Defense North America , said: "The US Air Force is a major customer for Rolls-Royce and we are confident that these new agreements will ensure propulsion system availability to meet the USAF mission. We are proud of our long history with the USAF and these tailored service agreements represent a partnership focused on performance."
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Contract covers on-site technical support, maintenance support, training, spare parts, supply replenishment with OEM for the engine, and R391 Dowty propeller.
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