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Elbit Systems awarded South Korean C-130H Hercules upgrade contract

Elbit Systems awarded South Korean C-130H Hercules upgrade contract

Elbit Systems has announced that it has been awarded a contract to upgrade the Korean Air Force C-130 transport aircraft. Under the contract, valued at $62 million, the C-130 aircraft will be installed with various types of advanced electronic systems. The company made the announcement 24 June 2012.

The contract will also see Elbit Systems convert the existing analog cockpit to a glass cockpit using Elbit Systems' digital flight displays. The programme will take place over four years in cooperation with Korea Aerospace.

The company has carried out various similar programmes in the past for the Romanian C-130 and the Brazilian C-95.

Source: By the Shephard News - 25 June 2012

Photo: The South Korean Air Force Lockheed C-130H Hercules (L-382) Transport Aircraft. 05-186 (cn 5186) departing Elmo on an Red Flag-Alaska 10-3 mission (Photo by Jonathan Derden - Jetwash Images /


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