C-130 Hercules transport aircraft Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Cargo/Transport


Country of Origin: USA

The C-130 Hercules is the most versatile and widely flown military transport to enter service in the post-World War II era. It is a four-engine, medium turboprop transport used for passenger and cargo, paratroop, aerial refueling, passenger, search and rescue (SAR), electronic warfare (EW), combat command and control, communications relay (TACAMO) and as a gunship. The U.S. Navy has flown C-130 aircraft from an aircraft carrier (USS FORRESTAL) without the use of arresting wires or catapult. The...

 

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