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Lockheed Martin delivers another C-5M Super Galaxy military transport aircraft to U.S. Air Force 2507122

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World Aviation Industry News - Lockheed Martin
 
 
Lockheed Martin delivers another C-5M Super Galaxy military transport aircraft to U.S. Air Force.
 
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered the fifth production C-5M Super Galaxy to the United States Air Force, July 20, 2012, at Robins Air Force Base, Ga.
     
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered the fifth production C-5M Super Galaxy to the United States Air Force, July 20, 2012, at Robins Air Force Base, Ga.
United States Air Force C-5M Super Galaxy military transport aircraft.
     
The Super Galaxy is the eight overall C-5M for the United States Air Force and will undergo internal paint restoration at Stewart Air National Guard Base, N.Y., before traveling to its permanent home at Dover Air Force Base, Del.

The Super Galaxy is America’s premier global direct delivery weapon system and the only strategic airlifter capable of linking the homeland directly to the warfighter in all theaters of combat without refueling.

The C-5M incorporates more than 70 aircraft improvements, including new GE CF6-80C2 engines that support a 22 percent increase in thrust, 58 percent greater climb rate, tenfold increase in engine reliability and Stage 4 noise and emission compliance.

The state-of-the-art glass cockpit incorporates multifunctional display units, multimode communications, navigation radios, a flight management system and a digital autopilot that work together to provide the crew with greater situational awareness. Additionally, built-in controls and diagnostic systems help identify maintenance needs
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