A ‘Super’ Delivery
Marietta, Ga. June 21, 2013– The eleventh C-5M Super Galaxy departed for Dover Air Force Base, Del. from Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] facilities here today. The aircraft was flown to Delaware by Maj. Gen. Craig Neil Gourley, vice commander of the Air Force Reserve Command at Robins Air Force Base, Ga.
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.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 118,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products, and services. The Corporation’s net sales for 2012 were $47.2 billion.
Lockheed Martin photo by David Key.