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Super Galaxy Delivered

Lockheed Martin delivered the sixth production C-5M Super Galaxy to the Air Force, Friday, Nov. 30, at the Lockheed Martin facilities in Marietta.

Lockheed Martin delivered the sixth production C-5M Super Galaxy to the Air Force, Friday, Nov. 30, at the Lockheed Martin facilities in Marietta.

Aircraft 85-0001 is the ninth overall C-5M Super Galaxy for the Air Force and will undergo internal paint restoration at Stewart Air National Guard Base, N.Y., before traveling to its permanent home at Dover Air Force Base, Del.
 
The Super Galaxy is America’s premier global direct delivery weapon system is the only true strategic airlifter capable of offering the globe in one flight, unrefueled.

Robert F. Dorr December 05, 2012 at 02:26 PM
Nothing else in inventory can do the job of the C-5M. In today's budget crunch, officials will have a difficult time deciding how to balance strategic airlift needs and come up with the right mix of C-5A, C-5B, C-5M and C-17A aircraft. In my view, the C-5M effort should have been permitted to be larger and to attain more ambitious goals,

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