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  • Lockheed Eyes Hercules Training Center Launch in September; Vic Torla Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 collection facility in Marietta, Ga. […] More

  • Lockheed to Update USSOCOM C-130 Operational Flight Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Update USSOCOM C-130 Operational Flight Program

    Lockheed Martin‘s aeronautics business has received a four-year, $18 million contract to provide flight program upgrade services for the U.S. Special Operations Command‘s C-130 transport aircraft. The company will also help USSOCOM engineer and integrate multiple third-party systems under the indefinite““delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Monday. Work will occur at Lockheed’s facility in Marietta, Georgia, through April 2022. USSOCOM […] More

  • Derco adds repair services to expanded exclusive partnership with Arkwin Industries - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Derco adds repair services to expanded exclusive partnership with Arkwin Industries

    Lockheed Martin‘s Derco subsidiary will serve as an exclusive repair services provider for C-130 and F-16 aircraft components that Arkwin Industries produces. The contract supplements Derco’s exclusive distribution agreement and extends its partnership with Arkwin that commenced in 2017, Lockheed said Thursday. Derco’s 80,000 square-foot repair center will provide expanded in-house services and support for […] More

  • Lockheed Martin Delivers California Air National Guard's First Rescue Tanker Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin Delivers California Air National Guard’s First Rescue Tanker Aircraft

    The California Air National Guard received its first combat search and rescue tanker aircraft developed by Lockheed Martin on April 5. Lockheed said Friday the 129th Rescue Wing will operate the HC-130J Combat King II from the Moffett Air National Guard Base in California. The 129th RQW intends to replace its existing fleet of MC-130P Combat Shadow aircraft with four […] More

  • Lockheed Unveils New Civil Freighter Variant of C-130J Tactical Airlifter - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Unveils New Civil Freighter Variant of C-130J Tactical Airlifter

    Lockheed Martin has unveiled a multipurpose commercial freighter offering the company derived from its C-130J Super Hercules aircraft platform for military transport operations. The LM-100J  is a modernized version of the L-100 Hercules platform and designed to support oversized cargo transport, oil and gas exploration, mining logistics, aerial firefighting, medical evacuation/air ambulance and search-and-rescue operations, Lockheed said Thursday. The […] More

  • Elbit Systems Wins $15M to Upgrade Israel's Hercules Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Elbit Systems Wins $15M to Upgrade Israel’s Hercules Aircraft

    Elbit Systems has won a two-year $15 million contract for additional capbilities for the C-130H Hercules transport aircraft used by the Israeli Air Force. The award is a follow-on to a contract from the Israel Ministry of Defense awarded in 2012, Elbit Systems announced Wednesday. The upgrade intends to help the Israeli Air Force meet […] More

  • Afghanistan Takes in Two Lockheed Hercules Cargo Planes - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Afghanistan Takes in Two Lockheed Hercules Cargo Planes

    Lockheed Martin has helped to deliver two C-130H Hercules cargo aircraft for Afghanistan’s air force, IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly reported the same day. Gareth Jennings writes that these two planes were surplus from the U.S. Air Force and were received by Afghanistan at Kabul International Airport. NATO Air Training Command-Afghanistan will help the Afghan air force for initial operations of […] More

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