The RTM 322 powers the three-engine AgustaWestland AW101 Merlin military helicopter, and two twin-engine military helicopters, the NH Industries NH 90 and the GKN Westland WAH-64D Longbow Apache (under license from Boeing).
The RTM 322 was developed and is produced by Rolls-Royce Turbomeca Ltd, a joint subsidiary of Turbomeca and Rolls-Royce. The turboshaft was initially designed to deliver 1,566 kW (2,100 shaft horse power) at takeoff.
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Over 700 RTM 322 engines have been delivered, logging over 400,000 flight hours. It offers growth potential to 2,460 kW (3,300 shp).
Group companies involved
- 2013.05.22 | Management appointments at Safran
- 2013.04.26 | Innovative Europe in action: TECH800 demonstration for future helicopter turboshaft engine
- 2013.04.23 | Safran enters into a definitive agreement for the purchase of the Rolls-Royce share of the joint RTM322 helicopter engine programme
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