Lockheed Martin names Pallas Aviation as launch operator for LM-100J commercial freighter

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company (NYSE: LMT) has announced Pallas Aviation as the first LM-100J commercial freighter operator, the company said.

The LM-100J is a production variant of the proven C-130J Super Hercules, which is the military airlifter of choice for 18 nations around the world.

Lockheed Martin announced that Pallas Aviation will be the launch operator of the LM-100J commercial freighter.

Pallas Aviation will provide management services and operational control of two LM-100J aircraft requiring heavy-lift/oversized cargo capability into and out of unconventional airports and remote locations for a specific set of clients in multiple industries. Pallas will operate its LM‑100Js out of Fort Worth Alliance Airport in Texas.

Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. This year the company received three Edison Awards for ground-breaking innovations in autonomy, satellite technology and directed energy.