C-130J Maintenance and Aircrew Training System (MATS)

Lockheed Martin understands that a skilled support and maintenance crew is just as critical as team in the air. The Lockheed Martin C-130J Maintenance and Aircrew Training System (MATS) assures that they, too, will be ready when duty calls. C-130J MATS is a state-of-the-art program that provides a comprehensive range of training devices and training support services to your aircrews, including aircrew instruction, operations, contractor logistics support and engineering services.

Located at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas, the C-130J schoolhouse is the U. S. Air Force’s Formal Training Unit (FTU) for C-130J aircrew and maintenance personnel. C-130J MATS provides ground-based academic and simulator lessons for warfighters. A full Training Systems Support Center (TSSC) provides operations and maintenance (O&M), revision and maintenance (R&M) engineering tasks, security program, student publications library and learning center operation training. The C-130J MATS program also provides the USMC Weapon Systems Trainers for the KC-130J aircraft, including one year of interim Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) for each delivered trainer.

Graduates of the FTU will be mission-qualified and can report immediately to operational units in the Air Mobility Command (AMC), Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC), and Air Nation Guard (ANG).

C-130J MATS is supported by the Main Operating Base (MOB) at Keesler AFB, Mississippi, where C-130J continuation and refresher training is provided for all C-130J aircrews.

Training Sites

Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.

Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.

Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.

Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.

Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.

Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.

Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station, N.C.

Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station, N.C.

Miramar Marine Corps Air Station, Calif.

Miramar Marine Corps Air Station, Calif.

Futenma Marine Corps Air Station, Japan

Futenma Marine Corps Air Station, Japan

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