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Pentagon: China is behind major economic cyber-espionage A Defense Department report concludes China was responsible for an increasing number of the world's data breaches in 2011, including some of the most aggressive attempts at economic espionage. The annual report to Congress -- which details China's policy of targeting corporate and government networks in the U.S. and elsewhere -- emphasizes the need for the U.S. to adapt as needed to counter the threats. May 21, 2012

Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce Announces New 10-Year Agreements for T56 Authorized Maintenance Centers. Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, today announced a new ten-year agreement covering its global network of T56 engine Authorized Maintenance Centers (AMCs). Approximately 6,500 T56 engines are in service globally, powering aircraft including the C-130 Hercules and the P-3 Orion. Members of the AMC network are authorized by Rolls-Royce to perform overhaul and repair on all T56 Series military and commercial engines. Each AMC has decades of experience maintaining T56 engines, demonstrating technical expertise and dependable support to T56 operators. The Rolls-Royce AMC global network has been serving T56 customers for nearly 20 years and the new agreements will be in place until 2021. Paul Craig, Rolls-Royce, President Defence Services, said, OThe global services network demonstrates the continued commitment by Rolls-Royce to provide customers with the highest standard of support. Wherever T56 operators are around the world, they can find a Rolls-Royce Authorized Maintenance Center to provide the quality engine support they need to enable them to deliver their missions.O The AMC network includes: Standard Aero (Canada); Samsung Techwin (Korea); Vector Aerospace (UK); Turbopower (US); STA Engines (Singapore); Airod Techno Power (Malaysia); OGMA [ETH] Industria Aeronautica de Portugal (Portugal); Segers Aerospace (US) and Hellenic Aerospace Industry (Greece). Additionally, Rolls-Royce operates two T56-501D Factory Maintenance Centers -- Rolls-Royce Engine Services Oakland (US) and Rolls-Royce Brazil. Notes to Editors: 1. Rolls-Royce is a world-leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air, and has established a strong position in global markets - civil aerospace, defence aerospace, marine...

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