Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered an HC-130J Combat King II to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., today. Aircraft number 5717 is the eighth of 15 HC-130Js to be assigned to the Air Combat Command (ACC) since initial contract award in 2008. The HC-130J Combat King II, along with the existing HC-130 legacy fleet, is the U.S. Air Force's only dedicated fixed-wing personnel recovery platform, and is flown by ACC and the Air Education and Training Command.
Source: Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT)
Date: Mar 7, 2013