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Rolls-Royce sustains US Super Hercules engines

2nd February 2021 - 10:45 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Work on new delivery order to be completed by end of January 2022.

The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center has contracted Rolls-Royce to perform long-term engine sustainment for C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, under a $96.93 million delivery order.

Work will be performed at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, and is expected to be completed by 31 January 2022.

The order is funded from the FY2021 Special Operations Command, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and USAF budgets.

The C-130J is powered by four Rolls-Royce AE 2100D3 turboprop engines. According to Shephard Defence Insight, more than 2,000 of these have been supplied for the US Super Hercules fleet.

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