Tata-Lockheed Martin JV Delivers 50th C-130J Empennage

The TATA Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) and Lockheed Martin Aeroframe Corporation Joint Venture –TLMAL – have recently delivered 50th C-130J Super Hercules Empennage. Established in 2010, TLMAL began production of C-130J Super Hercules airframe components beginning in late 2011. TLMAL is the single global source of C-130J empennage assemblies which includes the aircraft's horizontal and vertical stabilizers along with major edges and tip assemblies, on all new Super Hercules aircraft produced in the USA. The TLMAL team also has manufactured 28 sets of C-130J center wing box components that include the front and rear beam assemblies, formers and trailing edge sections.

Source: http://www.indiandefensenews.in/2016/09/tata-lockheed-martin-joint-venture.html

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