Herculean Strength Doubled - USAF Receives Additional C130Js

Two New C-130Js to USAF

MC-130J Commando II assigned to the Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field, Florida. Photo: Lockheed Martin photo by David Key.


MARIETTA, Ga., December 16, 2015 – In addition to ferrying the 2,500th C-130,  U.S. Air Force air crews flew  two more C-130J Super Hercules from the Lockheed Martin facility here on Dec. 11, 2015. One aircraft is an MC-130J Commando II assigned to the Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field, Florida. The other is an HC-130J Combat King II assigned to Air Combat Command at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia.

HC-130J to Moody Air Force Base

HC-130J Combat King II assigned to Air Combat Command at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Photo: Lockheed Martin photo by David Key.
 

The MC-130J Commando II is a multimission combat transport/special operations tanker, while the HC-130J Combat King II is the U.S. Air Force's only dedicated fixed-wing personnel recovery platform that performs tanking operations.

The C-130 Hercules is the standard for tactical airlifters, providing a unique mix of versatility and performance to complete any mission, anytime, anywhere. For additional information, visit our website: www.lockheedmartin.com/c130.