SSB and Turkish Aerospace signed the contract in Dec. 2006 to modernise the avionic system of 13 C-130E and six C-130B aircraft. The aircraft complies with GATM, RVSM and CAT-II ILS requirements. The new avionic system is fully NVIS capable and has a glass cockpit with four MFDs, two CDUs and two Multi-Mission Computers.
Within the scope of the Erciyes Avionics Modernisation Programme, Turkish Aerospace performs design, integration test and cheque-out of the system for two prototypes, instal four serial aircraft and delivers the kits for the modification of the remaining 13 aircraft. Installation of these 13 aircraft is carried out at TurAF 2nd Air Supply and Maintenance Centre. Turkish Aerospace makes after-delivery support for the whole system.