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Latest Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules Stories

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...

2013-06-26 12:22:07

MARIETTA, Ga., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered the State of Israel's first C-130J Super Hercules airlifter during a ceremony today at its Aeronautics Company's production facility here. This is first of three C-130Js currently on order for the Israeli Air Force (IAF), which has operated legacy C-130s since 1971. The IAF has bestowed the nickname "Shimshon" on its C-130Js. Shimshon is Hebrew for Samson, who was a judge and leader for the people...

2013-06-04 23:03:28

QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced that Lockheed Martin has selected its enhanced LAST® lightweight composite armor to protect AC-130J aircraft. Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced that Lockheed Martin has selected its enhanced LAST® lightweight composite armor to protect AC-130J aircraft. Part of QNA´s survivability suite, LAST armor is a unique, field installable system for use on a variety of fixed and rotary wing aircraft....

2013-06-03 16:21:17

MARIETTA, Ga., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] officials joined members of the South African Air Force (SAAF) in commemorating 50 years of continuous C-130 Hercules transport operations during an event near Pretoria, South Africa on June 1. In 1963, a new era of transport operations began in South Africa with the arrival of the original fleet of seven SAAF C-130B Hercules aircraft. Members of the SAAF's 28 Squadron (which also celebrated its 70th anniversary on June...

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...

2013-02-01 08:21:26

SOLON, Ohio, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HDT Global (HDT), a leading provider of highly-engineered mobile military and emergency response solutions, announced today that the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) has awarded the company's Expeditionary Systems Group the Guardian Angel Air-Deployable Rescue Vehicle (GAARV) contract to produce the HDT Storm Search and Rescue Tactical Vehicles (SRTV). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130201/FL52380 ) The HDT Storm is an...

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...

2012-11-01 15:21:48

MARIETTA, Ga., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) HC-130J Combat King II and the MC-130J Commando II aircraft have been certified as "Effective, Suitable and Mission Capable" by the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center. The U.S. Air Force is currently recapitalizing the HC, MC and AC-130 gunship fleets with new C?130J variants. The HC-130J is the personnel recovery/combat search and rescue aircraft for Air Combat Command, and the MC-130J is the Special...

2012-10-01 06:20:17

MARIETTA, Ga., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $218 million contract for three additional HC-130Js for the U.S. Coast Guard. This will increase the U.S. Coast Guard fleet of HC-130Js from six to nine. The contract also includes funding for two mission suites, which are critical in supporting U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue operations. The new aircraft are scheduled to be delivered in early 2015. "The Coast Guard, like many services in the Hercules...