Rolls-Royce plc is a world-leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air and has a strong position in four global markets - civil aerospace, defence aerospace, marine and energy and nuclear. The Group has an ongoing commitment to investing in research and development (R&D) which provides the technologies and intellectual property that allows it to compete on a global basis. Two-thirds of its annual R&D funding is aimed at improving the environmental performance of its products.
Rolls Royce Plc. will lead the large optimized fan Sub-Project. In this lead role Rolls Royce will: Ensure that the requirements from SP1 are fed into SP3 and that the engine platform developed in SP3 will be fed back to SP1. Ensure the activities within the four work packages are integrated and that the outcomes of the WPs are coordinated back to SP1. Rolls Royce is also leading WP3.1 and WP3.2 within SP3 and is involved in WP3.3 and 3.4 where it is providing specification for the activities in these WPs.