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LM contests C130J cost

The fly-away price of a C130J medium transport is in the low US$80 million range, Lockheed Martin officials say. A senior Lockheed...

Small investment could see SAAF C130 fly to 2030

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A small investment could extend the lifetime of the South African Air Force's small and venerable fleet of Lockheed Martin C130BZ Hercules...

Australia contemplating 6th C17 buy

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Australia is investigating the purchase of a sixth Boeing C-17A Globemaster III heavy-lift aircraft and has sent a Letter of Request to...

SAAF awards IDAS work

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The South African Air Force is investing some R5.263 million in maintenance and support services for the self protection systems (SPS) fitted...

More money to keep Hercules flying

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) has upped its bill to keep the venerable Lockheed Martin C130BZ flying by another R13 million....

SAAF C130 headed for Somalia

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A South African Air Force C130BZ transport is currently headed to Mogadishu, in Somalia. The aircraft left Air Force Base Waterkloof, in...

Moroccan military plane crash kills 78 – military

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At least 78 people were killed today when a Moroccan military transport plane crashed into a mountain in the south of the...

More money to keep Hercules flying

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) has upped its bill to keep the venerable Lockheed Martin C130BZ flying by another R23.769 million....

“We understand partnership” – Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin says it wants to increase its South African footprint. The US planemaker's EMEA vice president for international business development initiatives...

SA looking at US transport

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A US delegation has visited South Africa to discuss the latter country's future military fixed-wing airlift requirement. The visit reportedly took place...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...