California’s first King

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Lockheed Martin delivered the first HC-130J Combat King II personnel recovery and tanker aircraft to the California Air National Guard on April 5. Serial number 16-5842 flew from the factory at Marietta, Georgia, to Moffett Air National Guard Base, California, using the call sign ‘King 01’. Aircraft 5842 and three others will replace five MC-130P Combat Shadows with the California Air National Guard’s 130th Rescue Squadron, a component of the 129th Rescue Wing. Lockheed Martin