Stennis Space Center, MS
Overview: The first Rolls-Royce test facility of
its kind outside the United Kingdom, the
location was chosen in part because of the
encroachment at its former site in Hucknall,
England. The Stennis facility is surrounded by a
large buffer zone.

Address: Stennis Space Center, MS 39529


Products or services: Outdoor jet engine
facility used to test prototype/development
Trent 1000 and Trent 900 engines being
developed for Boeing 787 and Airbus A380,



Corporate family
Rolls-Royce Trent series engine.
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Rolls-Royce North America
Headquarters: 14850 Conference Center Dr.,
Ste 100, Chantilly, Va. 20151 United States
Phone: 703.834.1700
Overview: Rolls-Royce North America's major
businesses include Rolls-Royce Energy
Systems (gas turbine engines), Rolls-Royce
Commercial Marine (sales and service for
marine engines), Data Systems & Solutions
(decision support systems), Rolls Royce Corp.
(aircraft, industrial, and marine engines), and
Rolls-Royce Engine Services (aircraft engine
repair and overhaul). It has 12 principal facilities
across the United States and Canada.
Parent: Rolls-Royce North America is the U.S.
subsidiary of Rolls-Royce plc, 65 Buckingham
Gate, London SW1E 6AT, United Kingdom
(phone: +44-20-7222-9020). Rolls-Royce plc's
helicopter, corporate aircraft and energy
businesses are headquartered in the United
Noteworthy: Presence in United States dates
back to 1919. Rolls-Royce returned to the
private sector in 1987 and expanded through a
series of mergers and acquisitions. As part of
this growth, Rolls-Royce acquired the Allison
Engine Co. of Indianapolis, Ind., in 1995. The
new company, Rolls-Royce Corp., allowed
Rolls-Royce to offer engines in virtually all
market segments. It gave Rolls-Royce a
significant U.S. manufacturing presence which
further increased in 1999 when Rolls-Royce
took full control of the oil and gas venture
Cooper Rolls and acquired the rotating
compression equipment interests of Cooper
Energy Services in Ohio. That same year, the
company acquired National Airmotive, a major
aero engine repair and overhaul facility in
California. The acquisition of Vickers plc
transformed the company into a global leader in
marine propulsion and equipment.
Major Rolls-Royce products:
Major Rolls-Royce competitors: GE Aviation,
Honeywell International, Pratt & Whitney