Tag Archives: C-130J

DynCorp to Help Coast Guard Maintain C-130 Aircraft

DynCorp has received a potential five-year, $51.4M contract to provide depot level maintenance and progressive structural inspection for the U.S. Coast Guard‘s C-130H and C-130J aircraft. Inspection efforts under the contract would aim to verify the aircraft’s airworthiness in accordance with the Aircraft Structural Integrity Program, the company said Monday. …

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Lockheed Eyes Hercules Training Center Launch in September; Vic Torla Comments

Vic Torla, director of business development training and logistics solutions at Lockheed Martin‘s rotary and mission systems business, said in a Shepard Media report published Wednesday the company expects the certification for the Hercules Full Mission Simulator to be completed by September. The Hercules Training Center co-located with the aircraft production and …

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Lockheed to Implement SAS Analytics Tech in Aircraft Programs

Lockheed Martin has partnered with SAS to integrate analytics technology into the Bethesda, Maryland-based company’s F-35, C-130J and LM-100J aircraft programs. Lockheed said Thursday it will implement SAS’ Viya-powered products to increase cross-platform collaboration among aircraft sustainment professionals and help them obtain insights with the use of artificial intelligence tools. Bruce Litchfield, vice …

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VSE Receives Air Force C-130J MRO Task Order

VSE has secured a potential 30-month, $28.5 million task order to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul support for the U.S. Air Force‘s military transport aircraft fleet. The company said Monday it will perform organizational MRO services for the 314th Air Wing headquartered at Little Rock AF Base in Arkansas. USAF awarded the order under …

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Lockheed Delivers First C-130J Airlifter to French Military

France’s military received an initial C-130J Super Hercules airlifter from Lockheed Martin in December. The C-130J-30 aircraft that arrived at Orleans Air Base in France is the first of four Lockheed-built planes ordered by the French directorate general of armament through a contract with the U.S. government, the French ministry of the armed forces said Dec. …

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Raytheon to Supply IFF Transponders for US, Norwegian C-130 Planes

Raytheon‘s space and airborne systems business has received a $30.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide new and updated APX-119 Identification Friend or Foe transponders for C-130H and C-130J military transport planes. The Defense Department said Friday the firm-fixed-price contract includes a $725,000 foreign military sale of the IFF transponders to Norway. Work …

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