Guard Director Optimistic About C-130 Upgrade Flexibility, Favors Recap Over Modernization

By Courtney Albon / December 19, 2014 at 7:00 PM
As the Air Force begins to assess the language in the still-pending fiscal year 2015 defense policy bill, it is looking closely at provisions related to legacy C-130 aircraft upgrades so that it can work to make the platform compliant with changing Federal Aviation Administration requirements, according to the director of the Air National Guard. "If they're not compliant, there's a good chance they're going to get grounded when they shouldn't be," Lt. Gen. Stanley Clarke said at a Dec...

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