Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) researchers have embarked upon a critical set of experiments designed to test a new Short Take Off and Landing (STOL) transport vehicle concept.
The Indian AF celebrated the induction to service of its first Lockheed C-130J Super Hercules at Hindon Air Force Station, India, on February 5, 2011.
An Air Force C-130H Hercules was dedicated to the Soldiers of the Army's 82nd Airborne Division stationed in Afghanistan, on October 5, 2009.
As the drawdown in Iraq gathers pace, RAF Hercules aircraft and their crews will be the last to fly out of the region later this year.
American and Polish airmen delivered the first of five refurbished C-130E Hercules military transport planes and spare parts March 24 to the Polish air force at Powidz Air Base, Poland.
A team of AC-130 instructors from Hurlburt Field, Fla. Returned to Kunsan recently. This time around they not only provided training to 8th Security Forces Squadron Airmen, but also expanded their training to include Republic of Korea Air Force and Army personnel.
February 4, 2009 marked an historic event at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. One of the base's eight MC-130W Combat Spears left the ramp as a "black letter initial".
Members from the 1st Special Operations Squadron took off Feb. 26 from Kadena Air Base, Japan, on a MC-130H Combat Talon II to honor fallen brethren that were lost 28 years ago.
A U.S. Air Force C-130 military aircraft landed at the Okecie Airport here, Jan. 28 delivering an unusual cargo - a truckload of gifts from the Kaiserslautern Military Community for the "My House-My Future" Orphanage in Slupsk.
On Tuesday, April 22nd 2008, WC-130J #98-5307 was dedicated "Spirit of Keesler" by the 403rd Wing at Keesler AFB, Mississippi. Many of Keesler's descendents were on hand to help commemorate the aircraft.
Officials in the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron recently added "Patches", a C-130E, tail #62-1817, into its fleet. The airplane arrived from Pope AFB, North Carolina.
To ensure this readiness, Marines from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 conducted a fixed wing aerial refuel training mission April 7 off the west coast of Okinawa with Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242.
After a six-month hiatus from flying, C-130E #62-1835 from the 37th Airlift Squadron based at Ramstein AB, Germany is in the air again.
On December 4, 2007 fitted the Advanced Tactical Laser (ATL) at Kirtland AFB, New Mexico, onto a special C-130H test bed from Eglin AFB, Florida. The ATL is intended to be used by Special Operation Squadrons.
After 44 years of service and more than 29,500 flying hours, a C-130 Hercules flew its final combat mission Nov. 13 from Southwest Asia and will next be heading to the boneyard.