Rolls-Royce has won a $408 million contract from US department of defense to provide MissionCare maintenance support for V-22 Osprey vertical take-off aircraft engines.
MissionCare is a performance-based logistics concept that includes an engine hourly charge based on hours flown; program management, which covers integrated logistics support, including support equipment requirements data, supportability analysis data and updates, configuration management tracking, formal training, supply management, and contract/business administration.
It also includes site support, which covers informal technical training, maintenance technical advice, engineering support, and engine repair.
Work is expected to be completed in February 2020.
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