Tag Archives: C-130J

Lockheed Begins Wing Production of LM-100J Freighter Aircraft; George Shultz Comments

Lockheed Martin has begun wing production for the LM-100J commercial freighter aircraft — the civil-certified variant of the C-130J Super Hercules — at the company’s facility in Marietta, Georgia. Lockheed said Monday it is manufacturing other structural components at its Meridian, Mississippi and Clarksburg, West Virginia facilities. George Shultz, Lockheed vice president and general manager of air mobility and …

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Cubic Subcontracts IEE to Build Military Aircraft Control Display

Cubic‘s global defense segment has awarded IEE a contract to provide control display units for integration with Cubic-built Personnel Locator Systems that are currently used in multiple types of military aircraft. IEE said Monday it will build 3.5-inch active-matrix liquid-crystal displays in an effort to help Cubic Global Defense update current PLS CDUs on military aerial platforms such as …

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CAE to Deliver C-130J Fuselage Trainer for Australia’s Air Force

CAE has been awarded a contract from Australia’s defense ministry to develop a C-130J fuselage cargo compartment trainer for that country’s air force. The company said Wednesday CAE Australia will deliver the fuselage trainer to RAAF Base Richmond in 2018 to help support training of C-130J loadmaster aircrews in loading and unloading C-130J Hercules aircraft cargo. …

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Rolls-Royce Lands $64M Navy Aircraft Propulsion Systems Logistics Contract

Rolls-Royce has received a $64.5 million contract modification to provide logistics supplies and services for the U.S. Navy’s Lockheed Martin-built KC-130J aircraft propulsion systems. Rolls-Royce will transport the AE2100D3 turboprop engine, R391 propeller system, quick engine change kit and propulsion components to the Navy and Kuwait under a foreign military sales …

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Lockheed, Partners to Provide C-130J Operational Support to UK Under $545M Contract

Lockheed Martin, Rolls-Royce and Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group will continue to provide support for the British air force’s C-130J Super Hercules fleet through 2022 as part of a $545 million contract. Lockheed said Wednesday the team will jointly deliver Hercules Integrated Operational Support work at Cambridge, Bristol and Brize Norton in the U.K. and Indianapolis …

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CAE Secures Flight Simulator, Magnetic Anomaly Detector, Training Service Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has been awarded several contracts worth at least $91 million combined that cover training services, flight simulators and magnetic anomaly detectors for Lockheed Martin and two other defense customers. CAE USA will provide training services and perform courseware development work for the U.S. Air Force related to MQ-9 Reaper …

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Lockheed Builds New LM-100J, C-130J Pilot Training Hub; Jon Rambeau Comments

Lockheed Martin has started construction work on a facility in Marietta, Georgia to provide air mobility training to pilots and aircrews of LM-100J civilian transport aircraft and C-130J military transport planes. “As military and commercial customers modernize and expand their fleets, we see an opportunity to offer increased value to our customers through …

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CAE Simulator Helps Airmen Prepare for Nepal Earthquake Relief Operation; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has helped Australian and British air forces to install a virtual database on their C-130J simulators as they prepared for relief and humanitarian aid efforts in Nepal, ADS Advance Magazine reported Monday. The company built the database for airmen to visualize airfields in the cities of Kathmandu and Pokhara, …

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Lockheed Picks Quickstep to Supply C-130J Wing Flaps; Philippe Odouard Comments

Lockheed Martin has selected Quickstep Holdings Ltd. to manufacture 120 carbon-fiber wing flaps for the Super Hercules transport aircraft through 2018. Quickstep is contracted to supply Lockheed approximately 24 C-130J flap sets a year over a five-year period, Quickstep said Tuesday. The contract, along with purchase orders Lockheed awarded to …

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