The IN RR
operation supplies very little to the Trent program -its something like maybe a single % of the components, though they are planning on increasing it. RR
Germany supply far more as RR
N America has pretty much stuck to providing the Allison products. Heck IHI in Japan probably supply far more of the Trent than RR
do have a signifcant share of RRs share of the IAE V2500 though but the Trent has been kept pretty much in the UK.
Dassaults Catia system, marketed and more recently developed with IBM France, is the CAD software that Boeing will use to design the 7e7, and the older version was used to design the 777 also. In fact every major aerospace manufacturer using CAD uses some variation of the Dassault system ! Every 7E7 supplier will need to invest in the system so they can be part of the supply chain
It is very likely, in fact almost certain that if the A380 is "40%" American, that the 7E7 will have less American sourced content. Its an absolute certainty the Japanese - Mitusbishi, Kawaski, Fuji have 35%. Alenia and Vought have 25% and Alenias share is reportedly slightly more than half. So just of the airframe, minus engines you have at least 47.5%. That doesn't include all the various other systems that many Euro companies ahve already bagged contracts for.
Its a global economy we live in!
[Edited 2005-01-20 00:26:20]