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10:59 AM, February 19, 2019
Polish Air Force Orders APU Kits To Upgrade C-130 Aircraft Fleet

Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (KDA) has partnered with Wojskowe Zakłady Lotnicze Nr 2 S.A. to support the Polish Air Force with six SHORT-POD APU Kits to upgrade their C-130 military transport aircraft.

This KDA proprietary aircraft technology update enhances legacy C-130 aircraft ground power autonomy, makes available airborne emergency power for greater safety, and improves overall reliability of the upgraded aircraft systems. These units will be installed on Polish Air Force legacy C-130 aircraft adding to the growing SHORT-POD® APU operator community, which now totals over eighty active aircraft globally.

"We look forward to continued support of Wojskowe Zakłady Lotnicze Nr 2 S.A. to deploy new technology and upgrades for the modernization of the Poland Hercules fleet," comments Scott Wooden, President for Kellstrom Defense Engineered Products, "The Polskie Siły Powietrzne (Polish Air Force) will benefit from the Kellstrom Defense Advantage and enjoy enhanced reliability and operability with our proprietary SHORT-POD APU upgrade".

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