Tunisia’s First C-130J Sees Daylight
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has completed painting the first of two Tunisian Air Force C-130J-30 Super Hercules.
Tunisia currently operates a fleet of C-130Hs and C-130Bs, first purchased in the mid-1980s. The new C-130Js will support Tunisian operations across the mission spectrum, including relief efforts around the world, firefighting and traditional airlift sorties. The first aircraft is due for delivery later this year.
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Source: MARIETTA, Ga., Lockheed News - 25 January 2013
Photo: The Tunisian Air Force’s First C-130J Aircraft (Photo by Lockheed Martin photo by Thinh Nguyen)