View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. News
October 19, 2009

Rolls-Royce to Complete US Advent Research Demo Programme

The US Air Force has awarded a contract to Rolls-Royce North American Technologies to complete the adaptive versatile engine technology (ADVENT) demonstrator programme. Under the contract, Rolls-Royce will integrate a variety of advanced technologies, and will carry out component testin

By cms admin

The US Air Force has awarded a contract to Rolls-Royce North American Technologies to complete the adaptive versatile engine technology (ADVENT) demonstrator programme.

Under the contract, Rolls-Royce will integrate a variety of advanced technologies, and will carry out component testing and development of a technology demonstrator core and engine under phase II development.

The core and engine, designed to reduce average fuel consumption, will be available for future US military aerospace platforms, including medium or large unmanned air systems.

Rolls-Royce was awarded the phase II contract following successful completion of a series of tests and analyses on a technology demonstrator core and adaptive engine earlier this year.

ADVENT is part of the US Government’s versatile affordable advanced turbine engines initiative to advance turbine engine technology for military and commercial aviation.

Related Companies

NEWSLETTER Sign up Tick the boxes of the newsletters you would like to receive. The top stories of the day delivered to you every weekday. A weekly roundup of the latest news and analysis, sent every Monday. The defence industry's most comprehensive news and information delivered every month.
I consent to GlobalData UK Limited collecting my details provided via this form in accordance with the Privacy Policy
SUBSCRIBED

THANK YOU

Thank you for subscribing to Airforce Technology