Rolls-Royce has won a $40 million US contract to supply 20 production MT7 marine turbine engines for Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) 100 class craft 109 through 113.
This procurement is in support of the Ship-to-Shore Connector program. Each LCAC 100 craft incorporates four MT7 engines. The contract includes production of the MT7 engines and delivery to Textron Marine Systems for the assembly of the LCAC 100 class craft, according to a statement by US Department of Defense on Thursday.
Work is expected to be complete by January 2020.