LONDON — The U.K. defense ministry is considering options for upgrading its fleet of C-130J Hercules transport aircraft. The U.K. loaned one of the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) 24 C-130Js to Lockheed Martin to act as a prototype for the new Block 7 upgrade, which involves the introduction of a new flight management system and mission computer that will make the aircraft compatible with new air traffic control systems as well as add the Link 16 tactical data link. "This will ...


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