Marietta, Ga. Sept. 19, 2013- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered its 12th C-5M Super Galaxy to the U.S. Air Force from its facilities here today.
Major General Rowayne "Wayne" Schatz Jr., Director of Strategic Plans, Requirements and Programs, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. flew the Super Galaxy to Stewart Air National Guard Base, N.Y., where it will undergo internal paint restoration before traveling to its permanent home at Dover Air Force Base, Del.
The C-5M is the only true strategic airlifter capable of offering the globe in one flight, unrefueled. A total of 52 Super Galaxy aircraft are scheduled to be delivered to the Air Force by 2017.
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