L3 to modernize avionics for U.S. Air Force C-130Hs

L3 Technologies announced today that it has been competitively awarded the $499 million U.S. Air Force C-130H Avionics Modernization Program Increment 2 (AMP INC 2).

Jun 6th, 2019
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Business Wire

WACO, Texas - L3 Technologies announced today that it has been competitively awarded the $499 million U.S. Air Force C-130H Avionics Modernization Program Increment 2 (AMP INC 2). Under the contract, L3 will design, produce and certify a modernization solution for a fleet of 176 Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve C-130H aircraft.

Modernization solutions will include integration of a commercial off-the-shelf avionics suite, as well as L3’s training integration and services. Development, initial- and full-rate production will take place at L3’s facility in Waco, Texas, on multiple C-130H variants, including the C-130H1, C-130H2, C-130H2.5, C-130H3 and LC-130H.

L3 has more than 65 years of experience as an aircraft systems integrator, including modernizing avionics for C-130 aircraft in the U.S. Air Force fleet and for international allies. The company’s tailored C-130 solutions feature a modern cockpit and open-architecture solutions that integrate avionics from leading providers, and are fully certified for airworthiness and Communications, Navigation, Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) compliance.

To learn more about L3, please visit the company’s website at www.L3T.com.

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