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May 13, 2016
 

C-130Js delivered to U.S. Coast Guard, Air Force

Lockheed Martin photograph by Damien A. Guarnieri

Lockheed Martin recently delivered two C-130J Super Hercules aircraft: one HC-130J long range surveillance/search and rescue aircraft to the U.S. Coast Guard and an MC-130J Commando II Special Operations tanker to the U.S. Air Force.

The Coast Guard’s HC-130J was originally delivered in 2015 and received post-production modifications at Lockheed Martin’s Greenville, S.C., facility. It was ferried from Greenville on May 10 by a Coast Guard crew.

Lockheed Martin photograph by Todd R. McQueen

The MC-130J was ferried from Marietta, Ga., May 12 by a U.S. Air Force crew. It is assigned to Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field, Fla.

The C-130 Hercules is the standard for tactical airlifters, providing a unique mix of versatility and performance to complete any mission, anytime, anywhere.




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