Currently fielded on the F-15E, the StormBreaker precision weapon is now set for integration on the F/A-18 and the F-35.
Kuwait to receive in-country Super Hercules support
Vertex Aerospace is providing intermediate depot maintenance, logistics and supply support for all Lockheed Martin KC-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft operated by the Kuwait Air Force.
Work also includes ‘limited repair of common support equipment’, the US DoD announced on 18 August.
The $9.92 million FMS contract modification will be completed at Abdullah Al-Mubarak Air Base by August 2022, the DoD added.
Shephard Defence Insight notes that Kuwait procured three KC-130Js in 2010 and deliveries were completed in FY2014. The deal was worth $569.6 million and included the procurement of the three delivered KC-130Js, a training facility, one weapons system trainer, and operation and sustainment support.
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