Rolls-Royce opens new U.S. facility

Oct. 11, 2012 at 12:36 PM

RESTON, Va., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Rolls-Royce has opened its first Defense Operations Center in the United States for service and technical support to U.S. military customers.

The Defense Operations Center is in the company's Rolls-Royce Meridian Center in Indianapolis.

The Rolls-Royce technical team will offer a new, integrated and centralized operation for the review of individual and fleet engine data; and inspection of hardware through live video feeds of borescope inspections.

Rolls-Royce said the $2 million center will complement the work of an operations center Britain and is an advanced tool within MissionCare, a company service package.

"Our military customers in the field need a fast, effective response they can rely on when issues arise," said Paul Craig, Rolls-Royce's president of Defense Services. "At Rolls-Royce, we know this response is crucial to ensure they can execute their missions, and return home safely.

"Our new Defense Operations Center demonstrates that we are continually focused on our customers' needs and providing the level of expert service they require and expect."

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