AMC announces ‘initial operational capability’ milestone for upgraded C-5 aicraft
The US Air Mobility Command officials have announced the initial operational capability milestone for the C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft. IOC was achieved for upgraded C-5M aircraft after successful qualification test, operational test and evaluation and delivery of the 16th C-5M aircraft with trained aircrew and maintenance personnel now at Dover Air Force Base, Deleware.
The C-5M Super Galaxy is one of the largest aircraft in the world and the largest airlifter in the US Air Force inventory. Air Force C-5 aircraft deliver life-saving equipment, supplies and cargo and provide outsized cargo capability necessary for Mobility Air Force to support contingency and humanitarian operations worldwide. SP