Marshall Aerospace has underlined its credentials because the world’s main Lockheed Martin permitted C-130 Heavy Upkeep Centre for C-130J plane by securing a contract with Lockheed Martin to hold out the 12-year upkeep inspections on the Indian Air Drive’s fleet of C-130J Tremendous Hercules. The contract will see the corporate perform the in-depth upkeep inspections on the Indian fleet of C-130J whereas additional strengthening their long-term relationship with Lockheed Martin. The plane have been delivered to the Indian Air Drive underneath the US Authorities International Navy Gross sales programme in an impressive instance of each political and army cooperation.

Neil McManus, Marshall Aerospace Managing Director stated:“We’re delighted to have been chosen by competitors to supply devoted and complete upkeep providers to the Indian Air Drive, while delivering dedicated help to Lockheed Martin of their broader International Navy Gross sales contract. As one of many largest Air Forces on the earth, the Indian Authorities can depend on Marshall Aerospace to ship the identical degree of expertise, experience and worth that has made us the primary alternative for heavy upkeep on the C-130 for a lot of operators throughout the globe.”


Curtis Jones, C-130 India Programme Supervisor, Lockheed Martin, commented: “It’s essential that we are able to depend on our longstanding service centre, Marshall Aerospace, to help some of the lively C-130J fleets on the earth. By means of an built-in crew and devoted help, collectively we are able to make sure the Indian Air Drive’s C-130J fleet is out there and prepared for each mission.”

First buying the platform in 2008, India has gone on to obtain further airframes by the US Authorities and Lockheed Martin in more moderen years to help its tactical airlift necessities, now working a fleet of 12 C-130J plane. The Indian Air Drive’s C-130J Tremendous Hercules has a extremely built-in and complicated configuration primarily designed to help India’s particular operations requirement. The plane are additionally used to help quite a lot of important missions, together with humanitarian help, airlift, pure catastrophe help, and search and rescue operations.