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Monday, January 26, 2015

IAF upgrading old Hercules planes to bring them up to date

KC-130H HerculesA number of old Hercules transport planes are being upgraded by the Israel Air Force in order to modernize their avionic systems and adjust them to modern battle arenas.

The C-130H aircraft, made by US defense giant Lockheed Martin, came into service in Israel some 40 years ago and are reaching the end of their operational lifespan.

As a result, Lt.-Col. Y (whose full name cannot be published), a senior IAF officer, said that work has begun to extend their lifespan and modernize their electronic systems.

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