US C-130s for China

October 18, 2010

In a complete reversal of decades of U.S. policy on geopolitics and strategic security, U.S. President Barack Obama has written to the House of Representatives and to the President of the Senate seeking a termination of suspension of Arms Exports to China and to allow the sale of C-130 medium lift transport aircrafts to China. The letter by the President claims that this is in ‘American national interest’ and is for ‘oil spill cleanup’ efforts.

The versatile airframe has found uses in a variety of other roles, including as a gunship (AC-130), for airborne assault


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