Lockheed Martin awarded contract for France's C-130-J support

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Corp., Marietta, Georgia, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $12,437,030 undefinitized contractual action contract for C-130-J support.  The contract will provide long term sustainment (LTS) for France's C-130-J aircraft.

Lockheed Martin awarded contract to provide long term sustainment for Frances C 130 J aircraft U.S. Air Force Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercule (Picture source: US Air Force)

The Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft. The C-130J is a comprehensive update of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules, with new engines, flight deck, and other systems.

Critical components of LTS support include program management support; spares, supply support services; support equipment; diminishing manufacturing sources, sustaining engineering services, sustaining engineering/technical services, field services representatives (FRS), logistics service representatives, contract field team, FSR deployment/travel, technical order updates; technical order print and distribution; country standard time compliance technical orders; depot maintenance; aircraft modifications; and data and configuration management programs. 

Work will be performed at Marietta, Georgia; and at French air bases, and is expected to be completed by Jan. 1, 2023.