Delays with C-130J Block 7 pushing back retirement of RAF C-130K

The Royal Air Force’s C-130K will be forced to soldier on for a longer period due to delays with the Block 7 upgrade for the C-130J.

Block 7 upgrades the systems architecture to allow the specialist equipment carried by special forces aircraft to be installed.

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