Lockheed Martin has announced performing the first flight of a C-130J tactical transport for Qatar from its Marietta site in Georgia, the USA on 8 June.
Carrying the tail number 211, the aircraft is one of four C-130Js on order for the Qatar Emiri Air Force. The service has already taken delivery of two larger C-17 transports from US firm Boeing.
Lockheed said its production deal will also cover the provision of personnel training, ground support and test equipment and initial support services for Qatar’s C-130J fleet.
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