Kellstrom to assist with C-130 transfers to Indonesia

5:59:00 AM
JAKARTA, -- Kellstrom Defense Aerospace has been selected by Airbus Group Asia Pacific to assist with the transition of five Lockheed Martin C-130H Hercules from the Royal Australian Air Force to Indonesia.

Under the agreement, Kellstrom’s Australian subsidiary will procure, inspect, warehouse and deliver C-130H material to Airbus’s facility at RAAF Base Richmond, and provide further support to the programme.

“We remain committed to supporting Airbus and to ensuring the Royal Australian Air Force C-130H aircraft are successfully transitioned to the Indonesian Air Force.”

The RAAF retired its last H-model Hercules in November 2012, and had agreed to donate four of the type to Indonesia, while a further five were sold to the nation.

A C-130H Hercules transport aircraft of the Indonesian Air Force (ex RAAF).


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