Rolls-Royce Awarded Military Contract Boost

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The engines will be used in the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicle. The engines will be used in the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicle.
INDIANAPOLIS -

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a nearly $26 million contract extension to Rolls-Royce Corp. in Indianapolis. The contract calls for spare engines for the U.S. Navy's Triton program.

The MQ-4C Triton is an unmanned aerial vehicle that is powered by a single Rolls-Royce engine. The engines are assembled and tested at the company's facility on the south side of Indianapolis. Work on the contract is expected to be complete by December 2021.

Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support in Philadelphia is the contracting activity. 

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