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ITEC 2017: C-130J training requirements emerge

8th May 2017 - 07:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in London

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In February, Germany and France signed an agreement at a NATO Ministers meeting in Brussels to create a joint air transport unit to operate the Lockheed Martin C-130J.

Since then more details have emerged, especially concerning the number of aircraft involved and training requirements.

Germany has now confirmed that it will procure six C-130J aircraft from Lockheed Martin and these will be based at Évreux-Fauville air base (BA 105) in the north of France.

The French air force already has two C-130J and two KC-130J tanker variants on order with delivery of the former starting later this year and

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After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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