Lockheed Martin to provide cyber security and data integrity for Navy C-130T aircraft avionics

Posted on January 18, 2017 linda strong aircrafts

The Navy has contracted avionics software engineers at Lockheed Martin Corp. to provide cyber security and data integrity for their fleet of 20 C-130T Hercules cargo, logistics, and utility aircraft. The contract was announced to be in the $16 million dollar range by Officials of the Naval Air Systems Command at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md. and is actually a modification to the current Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems segment in Owego, N.Y., for data integrity/cyber security in the Avionics Obsolescence Upgrade (AOU) effort for the C-130T aircraft.

Lockheed Martin has been handling the installation, upgrade and maintenance of the avionics and software integration solution in regards to the upgrades for the Navy C-130T aircraft under the AOU program since 2012. This move will modernize the C-130T's autopilot, communication suite, cockpit displays, navigation computers, flight management system and automatic flight control system with an integrated, modular open systems approach (MOSA) all the while closely adhering to the FACE (Future Airborne Capability Environment standard).

The goal of this program is to prevent the loss or corruption of important data by malicious or accidental means which is the whole goal of Data integrity, which is a subset of cyber security. Slated to finish by March of 2018, the C-130T AOU upgrade includes embedded Global Positioning System (GPS), government-furnished color weather radar, UHF, VHF, and HF radios, protected instrument landing system (P-ILS), standby instruments for use with Lockheed Martin-furnished avionics and software and inertial navigation systems.


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