Tag Archives: C-130J Hercules

Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Part of Networked Joint Force Operations Trial in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 18, 2017 — Inmarsat has provided its Global Xpress satellite communications service to support encrypted file transfer and live video streaming capabilities as part of tests on the Australian air force’s C-130J Hercules transport aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Friday the six-month trial through December will utilize GX and …

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Rolls-Royce Secures $79M Contract for KC-130J Tanker Engine Support to Marine Corps, Kuwait

Rolls-Royce has received a $78.7 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Navy to provide engineering and logistics support for KC-130J aircraft engines. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Rolls-Royce will support AE 2100D3 engines for aerial refueling tankers of the U.S. Marine Corps and the government of Kuwait under a foreign military sales deal. Contract work …

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UK Signs $547M Lockheed Hercules Maintenance Deal

The U.K. Ministry of Defence has awarded a $547 million contract for maintenance and repair of the country’s Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) -built Hercules fleet, Flightglobal reports. According to the report, the contract replaces several short-term awards with one agreement to maintain the entire C-130J/K Hercules fleet through 2015. Lockheed, …

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Boeing Offering F-15 to South Korea, Lockheed Touts Hercules to Intl. Customers

Both Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) will offer variations of existing aircraft to potential foreign customers, WRWR-TV reported. Boeing will offer its F-15 Silent Eagle to South Korea, as the country is looking to replace its F-4 Phantom aircraft, according to WRWR. Brad Jones, Boeing’s F-15 …

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