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Lockheed Martin supplied the customer with the 400 Super Hercules

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February Lockheed Martin Corporation 9 held a ceremony of handing over to the customer the X-NUMX-th C-400J Super Hercules aircraft, reports TSAMTO.


Lockheed Martin supplied the customer with the 400 Super Hercules


They became the plane for the Special Forces Force USAF (AFSOC).

The C-130J Super Hercules is the most advanced version of the Hercules family, delivered to customers from 17 countries. At present, the total flight time of the C-130J aircraft fleet exceeded 1,7 million hours.

“C-130J Super Hercules is available to customers in 17 in various configurations, including transport, reconnaissance, KC-130J refueling aircraft, search and rescue HC-130J, MC-MCNXXJ aircraft, etc.,” the release says the company.

It is reported that the transferred aircraft "is 13-th MC-130J, which will be converted to version AC-130J" Gostrayder ", equipped with a complex of precision weapons." The aircraft will be part of the 1 th special-wing air operations wing (Hurlbert Field, Florida).

The “AC” version is intended for “direct fire support, isolation of the combat area from the air and armed intelligence”.

The publication notes that the aircraft “C-130J is currently in service with the Air Mobility Command, the US Air Force Combat Command, the US Air Force MTR (AFSOC), the US Coast Guard, the US Marine Corps Command of the National Guard Air Force Air Force Reserve Command.
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  1. KVU-NSVD
    KVU-NSVD 14 February 2018 13: 46
    +7
    for "direct fire support, isolation of the combat area from the air and armed intelligence."
    Flying battery. Good ... but where there is no more air defense than MANPADS of older models
    1. Russia
      Russia 14 February 2018 13: 54
      +10
      In our sky you can’t grill.
      1. KVU-NSVD
        KVU-NSVD 14 February 2018 13: 57
        +6
        In our sky you can’t grill
        Well, it was created for the wars with the "Papuans"
        1. hydrox
          hydrox 14 February 2018 15: 30
          +2
          Quote: KVU-NSVD
          Well, it was created for the wars with the "Papuans"

          And how are the barmalei different from the Papuans and who prevents us from using such gun mounts, “flying” tank support terminators, and very scary systems based on “pinocchio” and “tosochki” not only against barmalei, but also against dill?
    2. Professor
      Professor 14 February 2018 14: 23
      +4
      Quote: KVU-NSVD
      for "direct fire support, isolation of the combat area from the air and armed intelligence."
      Flying battery. Good ... but where there is no more air defense than MANPADS of older models

      Either they knock out air defense and use this Ganship, or, as now in Syria, they shoot from it a column at night wreaking death and panic.
      1. KVU-NSVD
        KVU-NSVD 14 February 2018 14: 27
        +4
        Professor, it’s not worth it to be so malicious. It does not paint you ...
      2. vlad66
        vlad66 14 February 2018 14: 56
        +7
        Quote: Professor
        Either they knock out air defense and use this Ganship, or, as now in Syria, they shoot from it a column at night wreaking death and panic.

        Russia and China are not Syria, not Iraq and not Libya. yes But the plane is good. hi
        1. Professor
          Professor 14 February 2018 15: 39
          +5
          Quote: vlad66
          Quote: Professor
          Either they knock out air defense and use this Ganship, or, as now in Syria, they shoot from it a column at night wreaking death and panic.

          Russia and China are not Syria, not Iraq and not Libya. yes But the plane is good. hi

          Duc will not be used against Russia or against China. But the rebels in the desert to drive the very thing.


          Quote: KVU-NSVD
          Professor, it’s not worth it to be so malicious. It does not paint you ...

          And why should I grieve. The Americans crushed our enemies of the Arabs, yours, as you know, did not suffer. Everyone is happy.
    3. hydrox
      hydrox 14 February 2018 15: 24
      +2
      Quote: KVU-NSVD
      but where there is no more air defense than MANPADS of older models

      We assume that the new MANPADS do not take at altitudes of more than 5 km, but this is if you stupidly consider the function of such a ganship as a flying tank.
      http://in24.org/world/30719?utm_source=warfiles.r

      But who is stopping us after we have mastered the artillery specialty of such a ganship based on a gun with a 3M projectile speed based on the old An-12, to make such a flying "tank destroyer" that could be very useful in Donbass just before the APU’s offensive - such a ganship could destroy at least a hundred dill tanks and armored personnel carriers in one voyage (2 hours of work !!) And if you equip it with a tower from TOS -1A (or don’t let the “tosochka” boh!) - then one such eroplan will replace several thousand motorized rifles and clear 3-5 km of field fortifications of the front edge of dill or barmaley at a time.
      This increases the efficiency of using VKS in local wars and conflicts of low intensity by a thousand times. The experience of using such equipment in the USA is about 50 years, in Syria this experience was applied for the first time and turned out to be very sensitive for us ...
  2. Zubr
    Zubr 14 February 2018 13: 49
    +10
    But indeed, it turned out a very successful car. Operation from any lanes, small take-off and landing. on the deck of an aircraft carrier sits without problems without a hook, takes off without a catapult. When will our IL-112 compete with him there?
  3. iliitchitch
    iliitchitch 14 February 2018 13: 49
    +3
    lockheed-martin - like that monkey in a joke: "I’m a fool, I have a fool, but I have 30 rubles a day." .
  4. Andrey160479
    Andrey160479 14 February 2018 13: 54
    +3
    Very good plane. I saw him live in 94m.
  5. Archivist Vasya
    Archivist Vasya 14 February 2018 15: 37
    +2
    There are no complaints about the plane, a workhorse and a universal one. And of course, their total number is amazing, well-established conveyor!
    That's how many interesting transporters we have?
  6. gukoyan
    gukoyan 14 February 2018 15: 38
    +2
    What, what, but I always liked Hercules, a very beautiful car with good performance characteristics)
    When we have already decided to create the same pepelats to support the troops, good cannon weapons, and even from the sky ... A lot can be done.
  7. keeper03
    keeper03 14 February 2018 17: 58
    0
    Wow such bullshit, and how advertised !!! what This super-duper is not far from the level of development of the 1960s of the Soviet Union! hi
  8. exo
    exo 14 February 2018 19: 35
    +3
    An example of how to improve the design over many years. And from our AN-12, it would be possible, to pull out a lot more. What, China and demonstrates.
    1. keeper03
      keeper03 14 February 2018 21: 01
      0
      To our great regret, we were not able to create a modern replacement for the An-12. request