INDIANAPOLIS - The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Rolls-Royce Corp. in Indianapolis more than $47 million for work on existing turbo propeller engines. The contract relates to a previously-announced, five-year Air Force service agreement valued at $845 million.

The work in the most recent announcement involves sustainment support, inventory control point management, repair, sustaining engineering support and technical data in support. The contract is slated to be complete by January 31 of next year and all work will be performed in Indianapolis. You can connect to more about the previous announcement by clicking here.

Rolls-Royce says its AE 2100D3 turboprop engines are manufactured in Indianapolis and they power all C-130J aircraft, C-27J transport and US-2 seaplanes. The company says as of September 2017, over 2,300 of the engines had been delivered.