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    Steroid diet to get WIDER

    Lockheed looks to widen Hercules
    By Stephen Trimble

    Lockheed Martin confirms studies are under way for a new version of the C-130 featuring a wider fuselage to accommodate a proposed class of US Army ground vehicles entering service after 2015. The enlarged airlifter would compete against the Airbus Military A400M and Boeing's proposed C-17B to support the army's Future Combat System.

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    And yes, HERKIE now clearly show how she will look

    once the diet on steroid will be over. First to the plug-ins, looks worth the wait with anticipated interest

    PICTURE: Lockheed Martin unveils wider, larger C-130XL to fight A400M
    By Stephen Trimble

    Lockheed Martin has unveiled the first public image of a widened version of the C-130 that could be offered for sale to the US Air Force within five years.

    Dubbed the C-130XL, the project remains under study by Lockheed's Aeronautics division in Marietta, Georgia, the site of C-130 production dating back to 1954.

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