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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Lockheed Martin Delivers C-130J Super Hercules to Iraq

Lockheed Martin delivered the first of six C-130J Super Hercules aircraft on order to the Iraqi Air Force.

“Fifteen countries have already selected the C-130J Super Hercules to meet their airlift requirements," said George Shultz, vice president and general manager for C-130 Programs at Lockheed Martin. “Be it recapitalization of existing fleets, or new operators seeking proven airlift performance and capability, the C-130J is always the logical, low risk, affordable, proven answer.”

The Iraqi Air Force will use the transport aircraft toprovide intra-theater support for its troops and for humanitarian relief operations.  

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