EJ200 engine

London, UK. 08 August 2019. Rolls-Royce and the UK Ministry of Defence has concurred an agreement to assist Royal Air Force Typhoon fleet, the organization will continue to deliver support to the Typhoon’s EJ200 engines and convey a number of services including the maintenance and repair of the EJ200 engine and modules, provision of spares and aircraft ground equipment management.
“This contract will ensure our upgraded Typhoon fleet continues to dominate the skies in the decades to come. Not only will this contract help to maintain our world-class jets, it secures 175 jobs across the UK and boosts the skills base our world-leading defence industry relies upon.” asserted Anne-Marie Trevelyan, UK Defence Minister.
Rolls-Royce and the UK MOD’s procurement arm, Defence Equipment and Support agreed the engine support contract (EJISS), which will provide cost savings, as a follow-on to the 10 year Partnered Support Operational Phase arrangement.
Paul Craig, President Defence Services, told, “The signature of the EJISS contract has been as a result of two years of collaboration with the UK Ministry of Defence to ensure an affordable and robust support solution was defined and contracted for the EJ200 engine. The work carried out under this arrangement will enable Rolls-Royce to continue to provide the essential repair and maintenance needed to power the engines for the Typhoon aircraft.”
Currently, there are 1200 engines in service with over 500 aircrafts. Rolls-Royce‘s EJ200 engine is employed with many international Air Forces including UK, Germany, Spain, Italy and Austria for over 20 years.