L3Harris and Strategic World Aviation lately celebrated the arrival of the primary U.S. Air Pressure C-130 plane to the SGA facility with an induction and ribbon chopping ceremony. The 2 firms are partnered to extend fleet readiness options for U.S. Division of Protection (DoD) clients. With assist from L3Harris, SGA lately achieved what’s referred to as “8210 compliance,” or just – accreditation to carry out flight and floor operations for DoD plane. The current C-130 induction additionally marks the arrival of the primary DoD plane to SGA for assist. The plane is a part of L3Harris’s C-130 Contractor Depot Upkeep program. The Dec. 13 induction ceremony featured audio system Dr. JP Peloquin, Chief, C-130 Hercules Division, U.S. Air Pressure; Sara Tatsch, VP/Common Supervisor, Modernization and Modifications Group (MMG), L3Harris; Tom Kane, CEO, SGA; and John Calabrese, Board Chairman, Rome Space Chamber of Commerce.

“Right this moment is rather more than only a ceremonial observance. It’s an acknowledgement, an appreciation of an everlasting partnership that may enhance fleet readiness. The L3Harris/SGA partnership is a pressure multiplier, offering a number of spacious upkeep services and skilled technicians in Texas and New York prepared to assist our clients obtain their targets,” stated Sara Tatsch, L3Harris.


“I do know there’s a have to get issues accomplished – I’d reasonably see them within the combat. However to know that there’s an industrial base right here that’s prepared to show these plane rapidly to get them again to the operators and the warfighters, that’s the place my coronary heart is. It’s essential that we now have an industrial base that may meet these necessities. I communicate with numerous wing commanders across the U.S. Air Pressure that simply need their iron again… to do their missions. This can be a massive step in the present day in getting that accomplished – I’m grateful to all people who made this potential,” stated Dr. JP Peloquin, Chief, C-130 Hercules Division, U.S. Air Pressure.

L3Harris and SGA Rejoice Induction of First U.S. Air Pressure Plane to Rome, NY Facility. (Photograph by L3Harris)

L3Harris is the prime contractor for the U.S. Air Pressure’s C-130 AMP Increment 2 program, updating the avionics for the U.S. Air Pressure, Air Nationwide Guard and Air Pressure Reserve fleet of C-130H plane. Scope of the U.S. Air Pressure’s C-130 AMP Increment 2 program:
Design, combine, fabricate, set up, check, and certify an avionics resolution that modernizes the USAF C-130H fleet
Communications, Navigation, Surveillance (CNS)/Air Site visitors Administration (ATM) compliant
Addresses growing older tools/obsolescence (DMSMS)
4 EMD kits & installs
176 plane together with H1, H2, H2.5, H3, and LC-130H
Deliverable SIL to the USAF’s 580th Software program Upkeep Squadron
Improve to 9 Weapon System Trainers (simulators)
Sort 1 aircrew & upkeep coaching
Technical publications

L3Harris Applied sciences (L3Harris) is an American expertise firm, protection contractor, and knowledge expertise providers supplier that produces C6ISR programs and merchandise, wi-fi tools, tactical radios, avionics and digital programs, evening imaginative and prescient tools, and each terrestrial and spaceborne antennas to be used within the authorities, protection, and industrial sectors. They concentrate on surveillance options, microwave weaponry, and digital warfare. Constructed on greater than a century of innovation, L3Harris has its roots in each the entrepreneurial spirit of the Industrial Revolution and the earliest days of the house program. It was fashioned from the merger of L3 Applied sciences (previously L-3 Communications) and Harris Company on June 29, 2019, and was anticipated to be the sixth-largest protection contractor in america. As of 2022, L3Harris is organized beneath three enterprise segments: Built-in Mission Methods, House & Airborne Methods, and Communication Methods.