Rolls-Royce Signs $131 Million F-35 STOVL LiftSystem Contract

[15-Dec-2008] Rolls-Royce has signed a $131 million contract with Pratt & Whitney to supply LiftSystems for the first six Short Take-Off and Vertical Landing (STOVL) variant F-35B Lightning II aircraft. This order is significant and represents the first production contract for Rolls-Royce as part of its involvement in the world’s biggest-ever defence procurement programme. Available video includes shots of the LiftFan as well as F-35 Lightning II aircraft in-flight footage.

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