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August 24, 2016, 10:13 AM

First LM-100J Commercial Freighter Nears Completion

Lockheed Martin expects to finish assembling the civil variant of the C-130J Hercules in the next few months and to fly the aircraft next year.

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A recent <link http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d11132r.pdf>Government Accountability Office (GAO) report</link> to the House Transportation and Infrastructure
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Dec 6, 2010 - 11:12 AM
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Dec 6, 2010 - 8:00 AM
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In reaction to last week’s move by the U.S.
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Dec 3, 2010 - 10:09 AM
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Dec 2, 2010 - 7:43 AM
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Dec 1, 2010 - 5:39 AM
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