More Space for the Galaxy

MARIETTA, Ga., 06/30/2011 --

June 30, 2011 – The southwest bay of the L-10 hangar here at the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta was opened today. Aircraft 0035, inducted earlier this month, tore the ribbon as the first aircraft to be modernized in the southwest bay. The new equipment used for modernization greatly enhances safety, ease and speed of the work accomplished on the aircraft. The modernization program includes more than 70 improvements to include brand-new, fuel-efficient engines. This aircraft is stationed at Dover Air Force Base, Del. and is assigned to be flown by both active duty and reserve airlift wings there. (Lockheed Martin photo by Todd McQueen)