North American modernizes special-ops C-130 aircraft

Engineers at Boeing North American Inc. of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., are providing the Integrated Weapon system support program for special versions of the Lockheed Martin four-engine C-130 turboprop aircraft. North American technicians, working under a $1.2 billion U.S. Air Force contract, will modify, enhance, integrate, repair, and maintain support and training equipment and related software, data, and testing. The aircraft involved are the AC-130 Spectre gunship and the MC-130 Combat Talon sp

Nov 1st, 1998

Engineers at Boeing North American Inc. of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., are providing the Integrated Weapon system support program for special versions of the Lockheed Martin four-engine C-130 turboprop aircraft. North American technicians, working under a $1.2 billion U.S. Air Force contract, will modify, enhance, integrate, repair, and maintain support and training equipment and related software, data, and testing. The aircraft involved are the AC-130 Spectre gunship and the MC-130 Combat Talon special operations aircraft. The contract comes from the Air Force Aeronautical Systems Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. J.K.

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