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March 6, 2013

Eight is Great: Davis-Monthan AFB receives additional HC-130J Combat King II

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Lockheed Martin photograph by David Key

Lockheed Martin delivered an HC-130J Combat King II to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 6. Aircraft number 5717 is the eighth of 15 HC-130Js to be assigned to the Air Combat Command since initial contract award in 2008. The HC-130J Combat King II, along with the existing HC-130 legacy fleet, is the U.S. Air Force’s only dedicated fixed-wing personnel recovery platform, and is flown by ACC and the Air Education and Training Command.




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