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2014-02-03 16:21:04

MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] officials submitted a Program Notification Letter to the Federal Aviation Administration on Jan. 21, 2014, for a type design update for the Lockheed Martin Model L-382J airplane, a civil-certified variant of the proven C-130J Super Hercules to be marketed as the LM-100J.More than 100 L-100s, which were the commercial variant of the first generation C-130, were produced from 1964-1992 at the then Lockheed-Georgia...

2014-01-08 23:01:03

Aeros and Pacific Airlift Will Facilitate Air Cargo Transportation and Logistic Services with Aeroscraft Fleet in Asia Pacific Region Los Angeles/Singapore (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Aeroscraft Corporation, the innovator of a new variable-buoyancy cargo airship known as the Aeroscraft, and Pacific Airlift, a global leader air charter services, have signed a memorandum of understanding to facilitate a structure for various business relationships. Pacific Airlift is an aircraft charter...

2013-07-11 04:20:08

LONDON, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the first delivery of the Boeing C-17 to India and the first delivery of the Lockheed Martin C-130J to Israel both occurring in recent weeks, ahead of the first delivery of Europe's new Airbus A400M military airlifter taking place this summer, the global community remains abuzz with anticipation of a bright future for the military airlift market. Defence IQ's annual Military Airlift 2013...

2013-06-18 08:22:43

PARIS, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer (NYSE: ERJ; BOVESPA: EMBR3) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) are partnering on the sales and marketing of Embraer's KC-390 - a multi-mission mobility and aerial refueling aircraft with advanced capabilities in the medium-sized airlift market. Under the agreement, Boeing is the lead for KC-390 sales, sustainment and training opportunities in the U.S., UK and select Middle East markets. Embraer will manufacture the aircraft and collaborate on sales,...

2013-05-14 16:20:26

MARIETTA, Ga., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The worldwide community of Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] C-130J Super Hercules operators recently surpassed a landmark 1 million flight hours milestone, logging this time through numerous combat, special operations and humanitarian missions. Thirteen countries operating C-130Js, and members of Lockheed Martin's Flight Operations and the U.S. Government's Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) teams contributed to this achievement. Hours were...

2013-04-04 12:23:06

MARIETTA, Ga., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered the first C-130J Super Hercules to the Republic of Tunisia today, marking the first delivery to an African country. Lockheed Martin signed a contract in 2010 with Tunisia to deliver two C-130Js between 2013 and 2014, in addition to providing training and an initial three years of logistics support. "Again we see a nation recapitalizing its airlift resources with the proven, unequaled C-130J," said George...

2012-12-12 20:20:19

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered a C-130J Super Hercules to the Iraqi Air Force at formal ceremonies here today. This is one of the initial three aircraft of a total of six C-130Js ordered by Iraq. The other two of these initial three aircraft departed yesterday for Iraq. The remaining three C-130Js will be delivered in 2013. The Iraqi Air Force will use the airlifters for intra-theater support for its troops and to provide humanitarian...

2012-07-09 10:20:13

LONDON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Hamilton Sundstrand is preparing its suite of systems for the Airbus A400M new generation airlifter, including the largest all-composite propeller in production, for entry into service. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). "We congratulate Airbus Military on the A400M achieving its Restricted Type Certificate from the European Aviation Safety Agency, and we commit our continued support...

2012-07-08 22:20:09

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The initial ground shelter for a vigilant "Dragon Shield" has been delivered to the Finnish Air Force by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]. The ground system will support a CASA C-295 aircraft that Lockheed Martin is modifying to accommodate an advanced surveillance system for the Finnish Air Command. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b ) "Lockheed Martin is honored to work with the Finnish Air Force," said Jim...

2012-06-24 22:20:09

LONDON, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior military personnel including NATO officials and leading industry experts from the US, UK, Poland, France and the The Netherlands will gather in London at the 9th Annual Military Airlift conference: http://www.militaryairliftevent.com. Military Airlift (http://www.militaryairliftevent.com) will bring together eight out of the top 10 NATO nations by military expenditure delivering briefings from the Canadian Air Force, Italian...