Rolls-Royce to Support Marine Corps KC-130J Aircraft
RESTON, Va. — Rolls-Royce has been awarded a new contract to provide engineering and logistics support for U.S. Marine Corps KC-130J aircraft, bringing its total of Department of Defense aftermarket contracts in the past six months to more than $1 billion, the company said in a June 19 release.
Earlier contracts included services for the U.S. Air Force and Navy, as well as other allied aircraft through the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program. The contracts cover engineering support, engine repair, logistics and inventory management, technical data and other services.
“Rolls-Royce is proud of our long and successful history of supporting the U.S. Department of Defense across all military branches, and providing a versatile suite of aftermarket services,” said Chris Cholerton, Rolls-Royce, the company’s president of Defense. “Rolls-Royce continues to focus on keeping DoD aircraft mission-ready, in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible.”
Rolls-Royce powers aircraft in the fleets of all U.S. military branches, including the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, Army and Coast Guard.