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Iraq Takes Delivery Of Super Hercs

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered a C-130J Super Hercules to the Iraqi Air Force at formal ceremonies here today.  This is one of the initial three aircraft of a total of six C-130Js ordered by Iraq.

The other two of these initial three aircraft departed yesterday for Iraq.  The remaining three C-130Js will be delivered in 2013.   The Iraqi Air Force will use the airlifters for intra-theater support for its troops and to provide humanitarian relief operations in various locations.

"Fifteen countries have already selected the C-130J Super Hercules to meet their airlift requirements," said George Shultz, Lockheed Martin's vice president and general manager for C-130 Programs.  "Be it recapitalization of existing fleets, or new operators seeking proven airlift performance and capability, the C-130J is always the logical, low risk, affordable, proven answer."

Acquisition of new transport aircraft will provide Iraq with the ability to operate seamlessly with U.S., NATO and coalition forces engaged in a wide range of operations and missions.  

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 120,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation's net sales for 2011 were $46.5 billion.

For additional information, visit our website: www.lockheedmartin.com

SOURCE Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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