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Lockheed Secures $71M Air Force C-130J Aircraft Sustainment Contract

Lockheed Secures $71M Air Force C-130J Aircraft Sustainment Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin BlueLockheed Martin has secured a one-year, $71.4 million contract to perform sustainment work on the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of C-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft.

The company will also provide inventory control point management, consumable spares replenishment, repair, sustaining engineering support, technical data and depot activation services for the aircraft’s weapon system, the Defense Department said Friday.

Work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will take place in Marietta, Georgia through July 31, 2017.

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center obligated $42 million at the time of award from the service branch’s fiscal 2016 operations and maintenance funds, DoD added.

The C-130J is designed to operate out of 2,000 foot-long dirt stips in high mountain ranges and transport more than 40,000 pounds of cargo and supplies for special operations, aerial refueling, close air support, humanitarian relief, search-and-rescue and personal recovery missions.

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