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The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Nov. 8 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for 20 C-130J-30 Aircraft and 5 KC-130J Air Refueling Aircraft, as well as associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $6.7 billion. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has [...]
MBDA Incorporated’s GBU-44/E Viper Strike munition scored multiple direct hits from a U.S. Marine Corps KC-130J Harvest Hawk aircraft during developmental testing at Naval Air Warfare Center’s China Lake, California Weapons Station. Viper Strike is a glide munition capable of precision attack from extended stand-off ranges using GPS-aided navigation and a semi-active laser seeker. Its [...]
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract for additional Viper Strikes munitions to equip the U.S. Marine Corps Harvest Hawk aircraft and bring greater utility to the Marines’ KC-130J refueling and cargo aircraft. Under the terms of the contract, Northrop Grumman will deliver multiple Viper Strikes beginning this year to the Joint Attack Munition Systems [...]
One of the U.S. military’s most seasoned aircraft has found a new purpose as a one-of-a-kind weapon for the Marine Corps in support of troops on the ground in Afghanistan. The U.S. military has relied on the C-130 Hercules platform for a variety of tasks including air-to-air refueling, and cargo and troop transportation for more [...]
AIR FORCE PLANT-42 PALMDALE: Marine Corps aviation took the next step in battlefield capabilities, when a KC-130J “Super Hercules” from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352 tested a new surveillance and weapons system, Aug. 29. Personnel from Navy Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 20, took off from Air Force Plant 42 on its first flight [...]
WASHINGTON: On July 15, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible foreign military sale to the Government of Kuwait of eight KC-130J Multi-mission Cargo Refueling Aircraft and associated equipment, parts and support for an estimated cost of $1.8 billion. The Government of Kuwait has requested a possible sale of 8 KC-130J Multi-mission [...]