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11:30 PM, September 20, 2017
Rolls Royce Wins $19.6 Million to Provide Three Engines For US Naval Air E-2D Aircraft
Rolls-Royce T56-A-427A turboprop engine

Rolls-Royce has won $19.6 million modification contract to exercise an option for the procurement of up to three engine assemblies for the E-2D aircraft.

The contract also includes procurement of four power section modules; and two reduction gearbox modules for the aircraft. Work is expected to be completed in September 2018, the US department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday.

The E-2D is powered by two Rolls-Royce T56-A-427A turboprop engines, each rated at 5,100 shp.

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