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Contracts - Awards | Contracts - Modifications | Protective Systems - Aircraft | Transport & Utility | USA

$44.8M to Protect C-130s from Terrorists

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The Aeronautical Systems Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH has issued a pair of contracts to Northrop Grumman worth $44.8 million, in order to improve C-130H Hercules protection against infared threats like shoulder-fired missiles. These missiles have been used in attacks on allied aircraft in Iraq. The contracted work will be complete June 2006....

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