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05:26 AM, September 22, 2017
Rolls-Royce to Provide V-22 Osprey Engines to Japan, US Navy for $115 Million
AE1107C engines (Image: Rolls-Royce)

Rolls-Royce has won $115 million contract for the procurement of production and spare AE1107C engines in support of the V-22 Osprey.

This contract provides for the procurement of 56 V-22 AE1107C engines, including 36 production engines for the Marine Corps, and 16 production and 4 spare engines for the government of Japan, the US department of Defense said in a statement Thursday.

Work is expected to be completed in November 2018. This contract combines purchase for the Navy ($71 million), and the government of Japan ($43 million) under the Foreign Military Sales program. 

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