Combat King Reigns In The Sky
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Tuesday, Sept 16, 2014


Combat King Reigns In The Sky

An HC-130J Combat King II takes off for Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. from Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] facilities here today.

Aircraft number 5707 is the third of 15 HC-130Js to be delivered to the U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command. The HC-130J replaces the HC-130P/N as the only dedicated fixed-wing personnel recovery platform in the Air Force inventory. Its mission is to rapidly deploy to conduct recovery operations to include airdrop, airland, helicopter air-to-air refueling, and forward area ground refueling missions.

Source : Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT)

Published on ASDNews: Nov 16, 2012

 

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