The Defense Ministry awarded Rolls-Royce a £690-million ($1.1-billion) service contract covering RB199 engines used in the Tornado aircraft fleet of the Royal Air Force. The RB199 engines were built by Turbo-Union, a joint venture of Rolls-Royce, MTU of Germany and FiatAvio of Italy. The agreement, called the RB199 Operational Contract for Engine Transformation (Rocet2), runs to 2025 and guarantees that a specified number of engines will always be operationally available to the RAF. Rocet2 ...

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