The U.S. Marine Corps is not adjusting its plans to buy a fleet of Lockheed Martin KC-130Js refuelers, despite recent testing and interest in outfitting its Bell/Boeing MV-22 Osprey with an aerial refueling system. Forty-six of 79 planned KC-130Js have been delivered, says Lt. Col. Richard Roberts, KC-130J requirements officer for the Marine Corps. Those plans have not changed since flight trials in August where a MV-22 Osprey outfitted with a hose-and-drogue refueling system conducted ...
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