Lockheed Martin Wins $140 Million Contract for C-130J Transport Planes

Lockheed Martin Corp has recieved a contract worth $140 million to provide two additional C-130J transport planes to the Iraqi government via the U.S. Air Force.  The U.S. Air Force contract also includes non-recurring engineering and integration tasks associated with the new configuration of C-130J planes built to Iraqi government specifications.  The U.S. Air Force in April has already increased an earlier Lockheed contract for four planes by $293 million.

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