Lockheed Martin Wins C-130 Fuel Efficiency Study

LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has awarded Lockheed Martin a contract worth almost $3.6 million to demonstrate efficiency improvements in the C-130 by reducing unused space in the aircraft’s fuel tanks. The current fuel system is designed to occupy just over 80% of the...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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