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Farnborough 2010: Lockheed Martin looks to sell another 250 C-130J

21st July 2010 - 08:02 GMT | by Ian Kemp in Farnborough

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Lockheed Martin believes there is a market for more than 250 additional C-130J Super Hercules, Ross Reynolds, Lockheed Martin’s vice president for C-130 programs, told reporters at Farnborough, adding that the estimate is conservative.

Reynolds said the aircraft has established itself as ‘a vital part of the fabric of airlift across the globe’ since becoming operational in 2002. ‘The C-130J proves itself on a daily basis while engaged in combat, peacekeeping, humanitarian and disaster relief operations. There is no greater proof of an aircraft’s value than when it does the job it is designed to do exceptionally well.’ He said

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Ian Kemp has written extensively on historical and modern defence issues for publications in Europe, …

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