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Netherlands accelerates Hercules retirement

20th October 2020 - 12:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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RNLAF was aiming to modernise its four-aircraft C-130H fleet but it will now seek a replacement

The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) intends to take its fleet of four Lockheed Martin C-130H Hercules turboprop transport aircraft out of service earlier than scheduled.

This marks quite a U-turn, as the RNLAF was planning to modernise its Hercules aircraft, the oldest of which dates from 1978.

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