Rolls-Royce renews US contract

Power systems company Rolls-Royce has won a $103.3m (£64.6m) contract extension from the US Department of Defense to provide support for the F405 engines that power the US Navy’s T-45 training aircraft. Rolls-Royce provides inventory control, logistics support and engineering elements for the F405 engine, covering more than 200 aircraft. Operations between Rolls-Royce and the US Navy have been established for nearly 10 years.