C-130J Super Hercules

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Lockheed Martin Awarded $10 Million to Provide C-130J Logistics Services to the U.S. Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Kuwait

Lockheed Martin Corp., Marietta, Georgia, is being awarded a $10,407,545 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-14-D-0006) to exercise an option for logistics and engineering services in support of the C/KC-130J aircraft for  Marine Corps/Marine Corps Reserve,  Coast Guard, and the government of Kuwait.  Work will be performed in Marietta, Georgia (65.3 percent); Palmdale, […]

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Israel Takes Delivery of Fourth C-130J

Israel’s fourth Lockheed Martin C-130J “Samson” tactical transport arrived at an air force base in the country in mid-October. It will be followed by another two examples by the end of this year. The Israeli air force’s “Elephants” squadron, which operates the new-generation Hercules, has already tested the C-130J during aerial refuelling missions with a […]

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Lockheed Martin Awarded $55 Million to Provide One C-130J Transport Aircraft to Israel

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Marietta, Georgia, has been awarded a $55,521,060 modification (P00581) to previously awarded contract FA8625-11-C-6597 to definitize an undefinitized contract action for one C-130J aircraft. The location of performance is Marietta, Georgia. This modification is 100 percent unclassified foreign military sales to Israel. The work is expected to be completed by April 30, […]

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C-130J Fleet Additions Sought By Israel

Israel is close to starting negotiations linked to a planned deal to boost its fleet of Lockheed Martin C-130J tactical transports, sources in the nation have indicated. Three of the airlifters – named “Samson” in Israeli service – are already in operational use at Nevatim air base. Another two will arrive this year under with […]

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State: $33 Billion in GCC Weapon Sales in 11 Months

The US State Department has facilitated $33 billion worth of weapons sales to its Arab Gulf allies since May 2015, according to department figures. The six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have received weapons including ballistic missile defense capabilities, attack helicopters, advanced frigates and anti-armor missiles, according to David McKeeby, a spokesman the State Department’s […]

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Lockheed Martin Awarded $92 Million to Produce C-130Js for Israel

Lockheed Martin Corp. – Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Marietta, Georgia, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $92,419,070 modification (P00566) to previously awarded contract FA8625-11-C-6597 for C-130J production. Work will be performed at Marietta, Georgia, and is expected to be complete by July 5, 2016. This contract is 100 percent foreign military sales to Israel. Air Force […]

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Lockheed Martin Awarded $19 Million to Sustain Iraqi C-130s

Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems, Warner Robins, Georgia, has been awarded an additional $18,834,540 modification (04) to definitize previously awarded contract order FA8530-08-D-0008-0033 for sustainment for the Iraq C-130E/J aircraft. Work will be performed at Baghdad, Iraq, and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2016. This contract is 100 percent foreign military sales to […]

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Rolls-Royce Awarded $78 Million to Provide C-130J Spare Engines to Saudi Arabia

Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Indiana, has been awarded a $77,920,767 firm-fixed-price delivery order (0922) to previously awarded contract FA8504-07-D-0001 for C-130J spare engines. Contractor will provide 24 AE2100D3 commercial engines for C-130J aircraft. Work will be performed at Indianapolis, Indiana, and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2016. This contract involves foreign military sales […]

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Lockheed Awarded $10 Million for External Fuel Tank Modification Kits for Israeli C-130Js

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Marietta, Georgia, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $10,035,434 modification (P00510) to previously awarded contract FA8625-11-C-6597 for C-130J advanced procurement and external fuel tank modification kits. Contractor will provide long-lead items and the external fuel tank mod kits in preparation for the procurement of C-130Js for Israel. Work will be performed at Marietta, […]

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Israel Drills Airlift Ops With US Army, Air Force, Navy

Israeli C-130 airlifters today concluded their participation in Southern Strike, the only foreign nation to participate in the two-week drill involving elements from the US Air Force, Army and Navy. Hosted by the US Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport, Mississippi, the cross-service drill involved a full spectrum of tactical airlift operations conducted over large swaths […]