RAF A400M Will Absorb Retiring Hercules Missions By June


Credit: Airbus
LONDON–The UK Royal Air Force will have transferred most of the missions currently performed by the C-130J Hercules to the Airbus A400M by the time the Hercules leaves service in June, the RAF’s chief says. The service has had to compress development of C-130J missions onto the A400M following the...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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