Lockheed Martin has won a foreign military sales contract worth $92 million for the production of C-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft for Israel.
“Lockheed Martin Corp. - Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Marietta, Georgia, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $92,419,070 modification to previously awarded contract for C-130J production,” the US Department of defense announced Friday.
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, the statement added.
The Israeli Air Force (IAF) received its first C-130J airlifter in June 2013.
Lockheed Martin has named teams from two Indian universities as winners of its C-130J Roll-On/Roll-Off University Design Challenge on Tuesday. Lockheed Martin launched the Indian University design challenge in November 2014
Rolls Royce has won a contract worth $64 million from the US Navy to support KC-130J aircraft propulsion systems. “Rolls Royce will provide performance based logistics supplies, services, and related support for KC-130J aircraft propulsion systems, including the AE2100D3 turboprop engine and the R391 propeller system, quick engine change kit, and associated propulsion components,” the US Department of Defense announced Monday
The US Department of Defense awarded a contract worth $77 million to Rolls-Royce to supply engines for Saudi Arabias C-130J Super Hercules aircraft. This contract which involves foreign military sales to Saudi Arabia is to provide 24 AE2100D3 commercial engines for C-130J aircraft, the statement said Wednesday
India will begin operations of six new C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from August next year at Panagarh Airbase in West Bengal. Air Marshal C Hari Kumar, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief,Eastern Air Command, said contracts for additional six aircraft have already been signed and they will arrive by April next year
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