Air National Guard Director Favors Less Costly C-130 Avionics Upgrade

By Courtney Albon / April 2, 2014 at 6:01 PM
The director of the Air National Guard said today that he is in favor of the Air Force's scaled-down C-130H modernization plans provided the service makes key investments in a timely manner to comply with air traffic control regulations the Federal Aviation Administration plans to implement in 2020. Lt. Gen. Stanley Clarke testified today before the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee. In his written testimony, Clarke said he's concerned that without some investment in modernization, the Guard's 139 H-model C-130s will...

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