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California Air National Guard receives First HC-130J Tanker...

The Air National Guard of the State of California has received delivery of the first of four HC-130J Combat King II combat search-and-rescue transports and tankers. Developed by Lockheed Martin, these...

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Pratt & Whitney and Honeywell to Provide Power System Support to U.S. Air Force...

Honeywell International and Pratt & Whitney have received requirements contracts totaling $27 million for engineering, research, and development of secondary power systems for multiple platforms o...

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U.S. Navy Completes C-130T Upgrade...

The U.S. Navy has completed an engine control and cockpit upgrade program for its fleet of Lockheed Martin C-130T transports. According to the Navy, the last of the C-130T Electronic Propeller Control...

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First Japanese-Assembled F-35A Rolls Out...

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) rolled out the first Japanese-assembled F-35A fighter in a ceremony at Komaki. The stealth jet is one of thirty-eight for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) tha...

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Coulson to Convert 737s into Air Tankers...

Coulson Aviation is adding not only more air tankers to their fleet, but also is branching out into a different model of aircraft. The company has purchased six 737-300s and intends to convert them in...

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Metro Aerospace Brings Proven Drag-Reducing Technology to Hercules Fleet...

Metro Aerospace announced the commercial availability of its Microvanes, a drag-reduction and performance enhancement technology developed for the C-130/L-100 aircraft. Adhesively fastened on both sid...

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