Stelia Aerospace North America signs contract with Lockheed Martin
The company will make the vertical stabilizer saddle assembly for the C-130J Super Hercules military transport plane.
Stelia Aerospace North America (Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada) has been awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin (Marietta, GA) for the fabrication of the C-130J Super Hercules vertical stabilizer saddle assembly, a complex composite fairing on the C-130J empennage.
This contract supports Lockheed Martin’s industrial and regional benefits obligations associated with Canada’s purchase, maintenance and support of 17 C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.
“This is Stelia North America’s first production contract with Lockheed Martin Aeronautics and we are pleased to be able to support the continued production of the C-130J for the next five years,” said Claude Baril, Stelia Aerospace North America managing director.