US Navy Contract Announcements December 17, 2019

Bell Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded $815,000,040 for an indefinite-delivery, performance-based logistics requirements contract for the repair, upgrade or replacement of 35 items used on the UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopter, along with inventory management, warehousing and establishing supply response time metrics. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (80%); and Cherry Point, North Carolina (20%). This contract…

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Rolls-Royce and Robert Allan present the world’s first LNG-powered shallow-water push boat

December 10, 2019 – Rolls-Royce and Canadian vessel designers Robert Allan have developed the world’s first shallow-water push boat powered by LNG natural gas engines. At the International Workboat Show in New Orleans, classification society DNV GL gave its “Approval in Principle” to the new design. Powered by two MTU 8V4000M55RN natural gas engines from Rolls-Royce and designed for use…

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US Navy Contract Announcements November 14, 2019

Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Indiana, is awarded a $1,207,968,973 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. This contract provides sustainment support of the V-22 AE1107C engine at various V-22 aircraft production, test and operating sites. Sustainment support includes program management, integrated logistics support, sustaining engineering, maintenance, repair, reliability improvements, configuration management and site support. Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Indiana, and various locations within…

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US Navy Contract Announcements October 11, 2019

Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is awarded a $434,370,635 contract for lead yard support and development studies and design efforts related to Virginia class submarines. Work will be performed in Groton, Connecticut (94.1%); Newport News, Virginia (4.8%); and Newport and Quonset, Rhode Island (combined 1.1%), and is expected to be complete by September 2020. The contract provides lead yard support…

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Rolls-Royce achieves 50th MT30 production milestone

September 12, 2019 – The 50th MT30 gas turbine has come off the Rolls-Royce build line in preparation for dispatch to Japan. The MT30 is the world’s most powerful in-service marine gas turbine and gives operators efficiency and reliability in a compact package with a market-leading power-to-weight ratio. The MT30 is already the engine of choice for some of the…

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US Navy Contract Announcements September 19, 2019

HII Fleet Support Group LLC, Virginia Beach, Virginia (N00039-19-D-0010); Cambridge International Systems Inc., Arlington, Virginia (N00039-19-D-0011); KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, Columbia, Maryland (N00039-19-D-0012); M.C. Dean Inc., Tysons, Virginia (N00039-19-D-0013); Parsons Government Services Inc., Pasadena, California (N00039-19-D-0014); Serco Inc., Herndon, Virginia (N00039-19-D-0015); SigNet Technologies Inc., Beltsville, Maryland, (N00039-19-D-0016); and VT Milcom Inc., Virginia Beach, Virginia (N00039-19-D-0017), are being awarded a $968,150,000…

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Rolls-Royce Launches Innovative Technology to Support Naval Autonomy

September 10, 2019 – Rolls-Royce is developing an autonomous machinery control system which allows Naval vessels to undertake long endurance missions with less human interaction. Developed by Rolls-Royce, Artificial Chief Engineer® is a critical enabler for autonomous missions by acting as the equivalent of the engineering department responsible for the health and the operation of an unmanned vessel’s machinery. Navies…

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US Navy Contract Announcements May 9, 2019

Airborne Tactical Advantage Co. LLC, Newport News, Virginia, is awarded $55,611,547 for modification P00018 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost reimbursable contract (N00019-15-D-0026). This modification exercises the fourth option year in support of the Contracted Air Services program. This modification provides contractor-owned and operated Type III high subsonic and Type IV supersonic aircraft to Navy fleet customers for a wide…

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US Navy Contract Announcements March 22, 2019

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Herndon, Virginia, is awarded a $245,048,211 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract N00024-17-C-6327 to exercise options for the Joint Counter-Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (JCREW) Increment 1 Block 1 (I1B1) systems full-rate production in support of the Expeditionary Warfare Program Office. CREW systems are designed to provide protection for foot soldiers, vehicles and permanent structures.…

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Rolls-Royce wins contract to supply propulsion package for new Patrol Vessel for Malta

March 7, 2019 – Rolls-Royce has secured a contract with Italian shipbuilder Cantiere Navale Vittoria for the supply of a marine propulsion package to a new Offshore Patrol Vessel under construction for the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM). The 1800ton displacement, 74.8 metre, twin-screw vessel will feature a Rolls-Royce scope of supply that includes a pair of PROMAS controllable pitch…

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Rolls-Royce wins contract to supply propulsion package for new Patrol Vessel for Malta

March 6, 2019 – Rolls-Royce has secured a contract with Italian shipbuilder Cantiere Navale Vittoria for the supply of a marine propulsion package to a new Offshore Patrol Vessel under construction for the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM). The 1800ton displacement, 74.8 meter, twin-screw vessel will feature a Rolls-Royce scope of supply that includes a pair of PROMAS controllable pitch…

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£235 Million Submarine Nuclear Propulsion Deal

February 25, 2019 – Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has awarded a £235m contract to support nuclear propulsion systems and revealed the name of the third Dreadnought submarine. The multi-million-pound deal with Rolls-Royce Submarines Limited will provide the support, advice and material required to ensure the continued safety and availability of the systems on board the current fleet of Trafalgar, Vanguard…

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US Navy Contract Announcements January 25, 2019

The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is awarded a $2,458,707,154 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-14-C-0067). This modification provides for the production and delivery of 19 P-8A lot 10 aircraft to include 10 for the Navy, four for the government of the U.K. and five for the government of Norway. In addition, this modification includes engineering change proposal…

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Rolls-Royce completes €57 million upgrade of Rauma thruster facility

January 23, 2019 – Rolls-Royce has completed a multi-million Euro upgrade and refurbishment of its thruster manufacturing plant in Rauma, Finland, consolidating production over a single site, and creating one of the world’s most advanced propulsion facilities. The decision to upgrade the facility was announced in the summer of 2016 and the refurbished site was officially opened on 22 January…

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