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Niger, Tunisia, Morocco to receive ex-US C-130Hs

Three African countries will soon be receiving ex-United States C-130H Hercules transport aircraft under the Excess Defence Articles programme. According to the Excess Defence Articles...

Cameroon Air Force C-130 incurs damages after crash-landing

Cameroon’s ministry of defense has confirmed damage to one of its C-130 Hercules that crash-landed on Sunday 2 August in the country’s northern city...

Marshall Aerospace to support Cameroon’s Hercules fleet

The United Kingdom-based Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group has been awarded a contract to provide maintenance, support and training to the Cameroon Air Force’s...

Crash-landed SAAF C-130 remains on edge of Goma runway

The C-130BZ Hercules transport aircraft of the South African Air Force (SAAF) that crash-landed at Goma airport in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo...

Nigerian Air Force goes greener with purchase of Microvanes

The Nigerian Air Force has purchased Microvanes 3D printed vanes from Metro Aerospace LLC and will use them on their fleet of C-130 Hercules...

Morocco seeking two ex-US C-130H Hercules transports

Morocco has requested the transfer of two C-130H Hercules transport aircraft from the United States under its Excess Defence Articles (EDA) programme. The proposed grant...

Paramount launches avionics suite for C-130

South African defence company Paramount has launched its avionics suite upgrade service for the Lockheed C-130 Hercules, one of the world's most...

Ethiopia receives donated C-130 Hercules

The United States has handed over a donated C-130E Hercules transport aircraft to Ethiopia. US Ambassador Michael Raynor delivered the aircraft on behalf...

‘Enduring’ aircraft ramp opens at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti

After more than nine months of work and $12 million in funding, a US Air Force C-130 Hercules became the first aircraft...


Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...