Aeronautical Systems Center officials at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, issued a request for information to industry, asking what promising technologies could be part of the joint future theater lift platform, Oct. 22, 2010. The solicitation is meant "to investigate the realm of the possible" for this notional replacement to the legacy C-130 fleet, which is eyed for fielding in the mid 2020s. Here, C-130s taxi during an exercise at Nellis AFB, Nev., Nov. 18, 2009.
Air Force photo by A1C Stephanie Rubi
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