Rolls-Royce to supply 60 water jets to ICG

New Delhi: Upbeat on expanding presence in the Indian market, ultra-luxury car-maker and premiere engine manufacturer Rolls Royce has said it will deliver 60 water jets for a new fleet of 20 Fast Patrol Vessels of the Indian Coast Guard this year.

"India is a key market for Rolls-Royce…We continue to develop our manufacturing and engineering-services presence here through mutually beneficial collaborations with companies …We also continue to support the Indian Armed Forces and will deliver 60 Rolls-Royce water jets for a new fleet of 20 Fast Patrol Vessels for the Indian Coast Guard," said Anil Shrikhande President Rolls-Royce India.

Recently, the company announced a construction facility in Bangalore for manufacturing aerospace components for the Trent family of engines. "We are proud to be a partner in progress and look forward to continuing to deliver excellence for our customers in India during 2012," Shrikhande said.

Roll Royce has posted a profit of 1.16 billion pounds in 2011, up up 21 per cent from the previous year. Its revenues during the year increased by five per cent to 11.3 billion pounds while its order book stood at 62.2 billion pounds.