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Lockheed introduces C-130 enhancements

27th October 2017 - 11:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Lockheed Martin has introduced a series of post-production enhancements for the C-130 Hercules that it is calling Aeronautics Capabilities Solutions, the company announced on 25 October.

The goal of the enhancements is to improve the C-130's existing operational capabilities, lessen operating costs and improve availability for operators.

The new offerings include: ice shield kit; APU exhaust duct kit; ECHS lock tester; ECHS lock tester calibration kit; flight control booster actuator upgrade; APU electrical connector/harness; lower fuselage protection system; microvanes; paratroop door – square window kit; flush toilet modification kit; wing fillet panel replacement kit; engine water wash hose upgrade; and smoke detector.

Support services including support equipment validation, diagnostic site visit and R&M analytics are also available.

The equipment can be installed by C-130 operators, Lockheed Martin teams or at one of 17 global Hercules service centres.

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