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Israeli air force gets ready for fast deployment of the C-130J

The Israeli air force sees the new Lockheed Martin C-130Js it is about to get next year as part of its “long arm”.  The target now is to make the new aircraft fully operational a short time after they are delivered. To be ready to operate these advanced transport aircraft immediately after they land in […]

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Air power distribution as the situation changes

Before the “Arab Spring” was even conceived, the Israeli air force (IAF) decided to make its Nevatim facility in southern Israel a major base for combat and transport squadrons.The Lockheed Martin F-35s the IAF plans to receive in 2017 will be based at Nevatim. This base will also receive the Lockheed Martin C-130Js that have […]

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