Rockwell Collins Awarded $30.7 Million Pakistani C-130 Upgrade Contract
(Source: Forecast International; issued January 15; Updated January 18, 2016)
PENTAGON --- Rockwell Collins has been awarded a $30.7 million contract for the Pakistani Air Force (PAF) C-130 fleet. Rockwell Collins will design, manufacture, integrate, train, provide technical support during installation, and deliver 11 C-130E model kits and five C-130B integrated avionics suites and kits.

Additionally, Rockwell Collins shall develop, validate, and deliver consolidated B/E flight manuals and associated checklists, and maintenance supplements required to operate, maintain, and sustain the PAF C-130 fleet.

Work will be performed at Nur Khan Base, Islamabad, Pakistan, and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2020.

With 1575 on order, active, and stored aircraft: the U.S. is has the largest inventory with 15 in storage, 739 active, and 43 on order; followed by Saudi Arabia with 2 on order and 62 active; and Canada with 38 active.

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