Rolls-Royce awarded $49 million contract to set up engine plant at Tinker

The company recently was awarded a $49 million contract to convert an existing building.

Published: Thursday, October 3, 2013 By: Steve Lackmeyer Source: The Oklahoman

Rolls-Royce is set to open a new engine depot services plant at Tinker Air Force Base in 2015.

The company was recently awarded a $49 million contract to convert an existing building to support the U.S. Air Force's Global Hawk fleet.

The facility will be the first for Rolls-Royce at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex. The operation marks the company's first public-private Partnership to provide engine services for the U.S. Air Force.

Read more at NewsOK.com.

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