Lockheed and NY Air National Guard eye more than modernization: C-130J with skis

By Jason Sherman / August 3, 2017 at 2:00 PM
Lockheed Martin and the New York Air National Guard are exploring options to bypass planned incremental improvements of the U.S. military's only ski-equipped C-130 fleet in the 2020s and, instead, outfit the 109th Airlift Wing with the newest variant of the intra-theater lift aircraft -- a notional LC-130J. The 109th Airlift Wing of the New York Air National Guard, based just outside Schenectady, NY -- which has the unique Air Force mission to support the National Science Foundation's work in...

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