Three variants of the C-130J Super Hercules aircraft were recently delivered to U.S. military operators from the Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] Aeronautics facility located here.
On March 19, a U.S. Air Force crew took delivery of and ferried an MC-130J Commando II Special Operations tanker aircraft that is assigned to Air Force Special Operations Command’s 353rd Special Operations Group at Kadena Air Base, Japan.
On March 24, a U.S. Air Force crew ferried an HC-130J Combat King II personnel recovery aircraft assigned to Air Combat Command’s (ACC) 347th Rescue Group at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. That aircraft was officially delivered to the U.S. Government on March 20.
Also on March 19, an HC-130J long-range search and rescue aircraft for the U.S. Coast Guard was delivered and ferried to Lockheed Martin’s Greenville, South Carolina, site for post-production modifications, including paint and finishes. This aircraft will be re-delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard in 2016.
Source / Author: Lockheed Martin
Photo: Lockheed Martin / Todd R. McQueen