U.S. Air Force Receives Two Additional Super Hercules
A C-130J-30 Super Hercules assigned to Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, was ferried by a U.S. Air Force crew from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Georgia, on Dec. 17, 2015. Lockheed Martin pPhoto by Andrew McMurtrie.
MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 21, 2015 – U.S. Air Force crews recently ferried two additional C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) facility here. These aircraft are a C-130J-30 Super Hercules assigned to Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, and an HC-130J Combat King II assigned to Moody Air Force Base, Georgia.
Maj. Gen. Rowayne A. “Wayne” Schatz, Jr., vice commander, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, flew the C-130J to Little Rock Air Force Base on Dec. 17. Schatz is a command pilot with experience in C-130 E and H models.
An HC-130J Combat King II assigned to Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, was ferried by a U.S. Air Force crew from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Georgia, on Dec. 18, 2015. Lockheed Martin pPhoto by David Key.
A U.S. Air Force crew from Moody Air Force Base ferried the HC-130J to its new home on Dec. 18. The HC-130J is the U.S. Air Force’s only dedicated fixed-wing personnel recovery platform.
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