Lockheed Martin delivers first C-130J in Africa to Tunisia
Lockheed Martin delivered the first C-130J Super Hercules to the Republic of Tunisia recently, marking the first delivery to an African country. Lockheed Martin signed a contract in 2010 with Tunisia to deliver two C-130Js between 2013 and 2014, in addition to providing training and an initial three years of logistics support.
“Again we see a nation recapitalising its airlift resources with the proven, unequalled C-130J,” said George Shultz, Vice President and General Manager of C-130 programmes at Lockheed Martin.
Tunisia’s two Super Hercules are the