C-5M upgrades near completion

Photo: The last US Air Force C-5M Super Galaxy to be delivered for operational use, sits on the tarmac near a Lockheed Martin hanger in Marietta, Georgia. USAF/MSgt Stephen D. Schester


Lockheed martin is preparing to deliver the last of 52 upgraded C-5Ms to the USAF. Serial 87-0043 served as the backdrop during a celebration of the 50th of the C-5A’s first flight held at Lockheed Martin’s Marietta, Georgia, facility on June 26.

It will be delivered to the Air Force Reserve Command’s 439th Airlift Wing, at Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts.

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