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Rolls-Royce welcomes Italian Navy as latest customer for its MT30 gas turbine

Rolls-Royce welcomes Italian Navy as latest customer for its MT30 gas turbine

/ April 8, 2016 12:53 pm

Rolls-Royce has been selected to provide MT30 gas turbines to power a prestigious new multi-purpose amphibious vessel for the Italian Navy, which is an important element of the country’s fleet renewal programme. Two MT30 gas […]

Rolls-Royce completes factory acceptance test for first gas turbine for Royal Navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship

Rolls-Royce completes factory acceptance test for first gas turbine for Royal Navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship

/ March 3, 2016 9:36 am

Rolls-Royce achieved a significant milestone for the Royal Navy’s new Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme today. At a ceremony in Bristol the company marked the completion of a successful factory acceptance test for the […]

United Kingdom Ministry of Defence places order for two solar-powered Airbus Zephyr 8s

United Kingdom Ministry of Defence places order for two solar-powered Airbus Zephyr 8s

/ February 25, 2016 10:16 am

Airbus Defence and Space has won an order from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) for the manufacture and operation of two solar-powered Zephyr 8 high-altitude pseudo-satellite (HAPS) craft. Flying at some 65,000ft, the ultra-lightweight […]