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L3 Delivers Coast Guard’s First HC-130J Aircraft Equipped With New Mission System

L3 Technologies has completed delivery of an HC-130J aircraft equipped with a Minotaur mission system suite to the U.S. Coast Guard as part of a potential five-year contract. The company said Wednesday its aerospace systems business installed and tested the government-furnished MSS+ on the aircraft in an effort to increase the service branch’s long-range surveillance capacity. …

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Lockheed Martin Delivers HC-130J Personnel Recovery Aircraft to National Guard

The U.S. National Guard has received the first of four Lockheed Martin-developed fixed-wing personnel recovery aircraft that will support operations in Alaska and the Pacific Theater. Lockheed said Thursday that the HC-130J aircraft will help users respond to disaster scenarios, evacuate aeromedical personnel, support humanitarian outreach programs, disseminate aviation advisories and perform security cooperation …

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Lockheed Martin Ships Another MC-130J Combat Transport Aircraft to Air Force

Lockheed Martin has delivered an additional MC-130J Commando II combat transport and special operations tanker to the U.S. Air Force. The company said Monday the Air Force has assigned the aircraft to the Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field in Florida The Lockheed-built MC-130J will succeed the legacy MC-130P Combat Shadow aircraft. The …

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Lockheed Delivers 2 C-130J Variants to Coast Guard, Air Force

Lockheed Martin has dispatched two variants of the company’s C-130J Super Hercules airlifter to the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Air Force. The company said Thursday that the Coast Guard received the search-and-surveillance HC-130J Tuesday after that aircraft underwent post-production modifications at a Lockheed facility in Greenville, South Carolina while the MC-130J was delivered Friday …

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Cubic Subcontracted for AF Search, Rescue Comm Tech; Bill Toti Comments

Cubic‘s global defense business segment has secured a $1.7 million subcontract from Support Systems Associates Inc. to help secure communications in civil and combat search-and-rescue missions for the U.S. Air Force Sustainment Center. Cubic said Thursday SSAI will install the second-generation AN/ARS-6 Lightweight Airborne Recovery System into the weapons system platform of the Air Force’s Lockheed …

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