AIR FORCE

Lockheed Martin wins $80M contract to provide C-130 training

Lockheed Martin has won Air Force contract awards totaling $80 million to continue to advance C-130 aircrew and maintenance training.

The C-130 is a military transport aircraft that is used in a number of capacities including as a gunship and for airborne assault, search and rescue missions, scientific research support, weather reconnaissance and a number of other tasks.

Under the contracts, Lockheed Martin in a release said that the company would deliver a number of training solutions, including:

  • A C-130J Air Mobility Command weapon systems trainer and C-130J Air Mobility Command loadmaster part task trainer
  • A KC-130J weapons systems trainer, spares, support equipment and technical data
  • C-130 aircrew training system operations and maintenance services
  • C-130J Training System Support Center services

The company has spent over 20 years working on C-130-related projects, Training Solutions vice president Jim Weitzel said in a release.

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Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at mhoover@washingtontechnology.com, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

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