Air Force revises C-130J DMS estimate, says more funds are needed

By Michael Marrow / October 18, 2022 at 11:19 AM
An additional $63 million is required to address diminishing manufacturing sources for the C-130J Super Hercules ahead of further orders for the aircraft, a spokesman for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center told Inside Defense . Total procurement for the Hercules currently stands at 202, 30 aircraft above the program’s revised acquisition baseline, the Defense Department noted in a recently released Selected Acquisition Report on the C-130J program . That level of procurement, due largely to congressional support, has...

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