MOD Announces £2 Billion Boost UK Submarine Program

Defence contracts worth more than £2 billion have been awarded to BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce to begin the third major phase of the future submarine nuclear deterrent program – Dreadnought. With the overall program supporting around 30,000 jobs across the UK, from design through to build, Delivery Phase 3 (DP3) represents the most significant stage of the Dreadnought program so…

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NautIQ Master Integrator for German Navy’s F126 Frigates

Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems, headquartered in Friedrichshafen, Germany, will deliver the automation solutions (in German FüSAS – Führungssystem Automation Schiffstechnik) for the four new F126 frigates for the German Navy. The scope consists of an Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) and a Condition Monitoring System (CMS). For this solution, Rolls-Royce will deliver its mtu NautIQ Master and mtu NautIQ…

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Rolls-Royce Celebrates 25 Years of mtu Series 2000 & Series 4000

With more than 100,000 engines sold, and with over 320 million operating hours under their belts, Rolls-Royce’s mtu Series 2000 and Series 4000 engines are a real success story. Rolls-Royce is now celebrating the 25th anniversary of these engines which have been setting new standards in their class for a quarter of a century. Rolls-Royce Power Systems has already shipped…

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Rolls-Royce Hopes to Partner on Indian Navy’s Electrification

As part of the UK’s upcoming Carrier Strike Group tour, Rolls-Royce is all set to showcase to Indian Navy customers its capabilities to design, build and deliver customized power and propulsion solutions for India’s naval modernization requirements. The company also expressed its keenness to explore opportunities for partnering the Navy with end-to-end solutions for electrification of India’s future warships. Speaking…

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mtu Generators for Constellation Class Frigates

May 11, 2021 – Rolls-Royce has been selected to supply its mtu naval generator sets for phase one of the U.S. Navy’s Constellation (FFG-62) class frigate program, previously known as the FFG(X) program. Rolls-Royce has received a contract for the first shipset to provide four mtu naval generator sets, each rated at 3000 kWe at 1800 rpm. The Navy Constellation…

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Rolls-Royce and HAL Sign MoU for Supporting MT30 Marine Engine Business

May 4, 2021 – Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Rolls-Royce have signed an MoU to establish packaging, installation, marketing and services support for Rolls-Royce MT30 marine engines in India. Through this MoU, Rolls-Royce and HAL will expand their long-standing partnership in India and work together in the area of marine applications for the first time. Mr. R Madhavan, CMD, HAL…

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Rolls-Royce to Design & Build Constellation Class Frigate Propellors

April 27, 2021 – Rolls-Royce has reached agreement with Fincantieri Marinette Marine to design and manufacture up to 40 fixed-pitch propellers for the U.S. Navy’s Constellation-class (FFG-62) guided missile frigate program. Fincantieri was awarded the shipbuilding contract from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) in April 2020, to design and build the first FFG-62 class frigate. The program of record…

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Rolls-Royce 6-cylinder mtu Series 8000 for Taiwan Coast Guard

April 21, 2021 – Rolls-Royce has delivered the first 16-cylinder engines of the successful mtu Series 8000. The Taiwanese shipyard CSBC Corporation will install the first two 16V 8000 M71L engines in new patrol vessels for the Taiwanese Coast Guard. The two engines deliver 7,280 kilowatts of power each and will accelerate the 1000-ton class vessels to up to 24…

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Rolls-Royce receives EPA Tier 4 certification for mtu marine propulsion systems

March 16, 2021 – Rolls-Royce has received EPA Tier 4 certification for its mtu propulsion systems based on its Series 4000 M65L 16-cylinder diesel engines. “This means we have climbed to the king’s class of emissions regulations with our engines for yachts and commercial vessels. I am pleased that we can now offer our customers these clean and powerful propulsion…

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Rolls-Royce to Strengthen Support for key Royal Navy Programs

October 22, 2020 – Rolls-Royce has signed a collaborative agreement with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to strengthen ways of working across key Royal Navy programs. The Memorandum of Understanding describes a commitment of both parties to work together to deliver on-going support for Rolls-Royce MT30 and WR-21 engines and an understanding of how that will be done. Alex…

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