Canada receives final Lockheed Martin CC-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft

MARIETTA, Ga., 11 May 2012. The Royal Canadian Air Force accepted the 17th Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] CC-130J Super Hercules, completing an order placed in December 2007.

May 11th, 2012
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MARIETTA, Ga., 11 May 2012. The Royal Canadian Air Force accepted the 17th Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] CC-130J Super Hercules, completing an order placed in December 2007. The aircraft will be flown to Canadian Forces Base Trenton in the near future.

The original contract called for all 17 aircraft to be delivered by the end of 2012. The first CC-130J was accepted in June 2010.

The Lockheed Martin CC-130J Super Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft. The CC-130J has a range of 3,262 miles and can carry 42,000 lbs. The aircraft is currently operated by many different militaries, including Australia, Canada, the United States, Denmark, Israel and several others.

Lockheed Martin has delivered more than $350 million in Industrial and Regional Benefits (IRB) to Canadian industry as a result of the Government of Canada's procurement of the CC-130J aircraft and In-Service Support.

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