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ATK Awarded $50M Contract to Produce Composite Aft Fan Cases for Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97

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ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced the award of a contract valued at more than $50 million from Rolls-Royce plc, United Kingdom, to produce aft fan composite cases for the new Trent XWB-97 engine. The contract has the potential to grow to more than $200 million.  This Rolls-Royce engine is the sole engine now available to power the Airbus A350-1000 aircraft variant.

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The life-of-type contract with Rolls-Royce further highlights ATK's key role as a provider of large-scale composite components for commercial aircraft and engines.  ATK has been producing aft fan cases for the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-84 engines since 2009.

"This is a great step in continuing ATK's successful partnership with Rolls-Royce. We are proud partners with Rolls-Royce on the Trent XWB engine and look forward to a sustained long-term future together supporting the A350 program. Our demonstrated success in composite fabrication technology provides our customers with quality products in this competitive industry," said Joy de Lisser, vice president and general manager of ATK's Aerospace Structures division. "We are pleased Rolls-Royce recognized ATK's performance with their Aerospace Supplier of the Year Award and we are confident we

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