Rolls-Royce awarded to support UK Hawk trainer fleet 30 March, 2016

Rolls-Royce has agreed a new £79 million contract with the UK Ministry of Defence to provide support for the Adour engines which power Hawk jet trainer aircraft. The deal includes Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team - the Red Arrows engines too. Rolls-Royce’s Mk951 powers the BAE Systems Hawk TMk2 Advanced Jet Trainer while Hawk TMk1 aircraft, operating in a variety of training roles with the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy, are powered by the Adour Mk151 variant.

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