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US Coast Guard receives first upgraded HC-130J

Khalem Chapman

Lockheed Martin has handed over the first HC-130J Hercules outfitted with the Block 8.1 upgrade to the US Coast Guard (USCG).

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End of the King!

Matt Haskell

The HC-130P/N Combat King has served with the US Air Force as a key component of its combat search and rescue capability. Now, the last Combat King squadron has sent its weary warriors to retirement in the boneyard.

Matt Haskell

RAAF begins Litening Pod trials on C-130J

Khalem Chapman

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has started flight-trials of the Northrop Grumman AN/AAQ-28(V) Litening sensor pod on a C-130J-30 Super Hercules tactical transport.

Khalem Chapman

UPDATED: Chilean C-130 disappears en route to Antarctica

Khalem Chapman

The Fuerza Aérea de Chile (FACh, Chilean Air Force) has reported that one of its Lockheed C-130 Hercules heavy-lift tactical transport aircraft has disappeared en route to Antarctica, with 38 people missing.

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In the footsteps of legends

Kees Otten and Wim Das

Seventy-five years after the event, Operation Market Garden is still a focal point of remembrance for today’s airborne operations specialists.

Kees Otten and Wim Das

C-130J surpasses two million flight hours

Khalem Chapman

A major milestone has been passed for Lockheed Martin's C-130J Super Hercules as the type recently surpassed two million flight hours.

Khalem Chapman