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Marshall Aerospace Eyes Super Hercules Conversion

June 23 2011

United Kingdom

British maintenance company Marshall Aerospace has offered to adapt several Royal Air Force tactical transports for maritime patrol missions, reports Flight International.

The Cambridge-based company said it has proposed to meet the military's maritime patrol requirements, affected by the decision to cancel the Nimrod MRA4 aircraft last year, by adapting existing C-130J aircraft.

In addition to installing some mission equipment already acquired for the Nimrod fleet, the...

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