Rolls-Royce win £800m MOD contract

Rolls-Royce has been awarded an £800 million Ministry of Defence (MOD) contract, to provide nuclear propulsion systems for Britain's existing and future submarine flotilla.

The ten-year contract will help to sustain 2,000 jobs across the country, including jobs at the Derby site.

Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology Philip Dunne said:

Rolls-Royce work in the production of submarine propulsion systems is an important national strategic capability. It is necessary in order to meet the present and future defence and security needs of the UK and this contract ensures the MOD can continue to benefit from this unique capability on the best possible business terms.

– Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology Philip Dunne

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