Rolls-Royce has been awarded a $35 million contract extension for repair and overhaul of T56 engines on US Navy aircraft. The services contract covers depot-level repair of the T56 Series III engine modules to support fielded P-3 and derivative aircraft, as well as T56-powered C-130 and C-2 aircraft.
Will Re-Set The Delivery Schedule, Correct Technical Problems With The Aircraft
The Australian Ministry of Defense and Eurocopter are working to resolve issues with the MRH-90 transport helicopter that has seen a raft of problems during its development. In an agreement worked out between the government and the manufacturer, Eurocopter will provide one additional aircraft at no cost to the government, as well as re-setting the six-year-old program's delivery schedule.
Modifications To Be Made To Legacy 'Compass Call' Airplanes
L-3 Platform Integration has selected Rockwell Collins as the avionics solution provider for a communication, navigation and surveillance/air traffic management (CNS/ATM) avionics upgrade for the U.S. Air Force EC-130H aircraft.
Additional Experience Will Help In Training New Pilots
A normal tour for a Blue Angels pilot is two years. But this year, with sequestration, is anything but normal. So some of the team's pilots will have their tours extended by a year, under a program announced recently by the U.S. Navy.