Rolls-Royce row: could a weak UK defence budget force a British icon to leave the sector?

The contract covers the Mk151 variant that powers the Red Arrow aircraft flown by the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team. Courtesy MoD.

  • Red Arrow. Courtesy MoD.
  • BAE Systems Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer
  • Rolls-Royce’s contract is to maximise the number of engines available to power training missions. Courtesy Rolls Royce.