Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $132 million contract for two U.S. government-configured KC-130J aircraft to France.
The work is expected to be completed by April 30, 2020, the US department of defense said in a statement Thursday.
France had confirmed its purchase of four C-130J Hercules tactical transports in February this year. Two of these aircraft will have the ability to refuel French rotorcraft fleet.
A contract for the acquisition was signed in January after the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) had authorized the sale of two aircraft and two extended range KC-130J tankers and a spare set of four Rolls-Royce AE-2100D turboprop engines.
Lockheed Martin has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with polish defence company Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) that enables Poland to involve in manufacture of satellite systems, aircraft, helicopters, weapons among other things. The agreement was signed today at the International Defence Industry Exhibition (MSPO) in Kielce by Jonathan Hoyle, Lockheed Martin Vice President Europe and Latin America and Arkadiusz Siwko, President, PGZ
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Lockheed Martin delivered first C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to France during a ceremony to the Armée de l'Air's 62st Transport Wing, in presence of Florence Parly, France's minister of the Armed Forces, at Orléans-Bricy Air Base Monday. France will receive a total of four Super Hercules aircraft — two C-130J-30 combat delivery airlifters and two KC-130J aerial refuelers — through a Foreign Military Sale with the U
US Marine Corps has grounded its KC-130T aircraft, which was used for airborne refueling and to supply cargo, troops, equipments, following a crash that killed 15 Marines and one sailor. The Marine Corps took the action not to fly the KC-130T aircraft in the wake of the mishap on July 10 until further notice," the Corps said in a statement Thursday
French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has selected Thaless latest-generation SpyRanger mini surveillance and reconnaissance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to equip the French forces. Up to 70 mini-UAV reconnaissance systems (SMDR) will be made available from 2018
Lockheed Martin has delivered the 24th, and final, MH-60R Seahawk helicopter to the Royal Australian Navy Monday. The company and the US Navy have handed over with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Lockheed Martins purpose-built logistics and maintenance facility in Nowra which will house and maintain the new fleet
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