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Variants of the C-130J Super Hercules

By Tech. Sgt. Steve Grever
Air Force Public Affairs Agency

The C-130 celebrated its 60th anniversary of service in 2014, and the venerable aircraft is still a mighty workhorse for the Air Force today. It’s illustrious history has seen the C-130 take on many modifications to accomplish a variety of Air Force missions to include airlift, aeromedical, personnel and cargo airdrop and weather reconnaissance to name a few.

While there have been hundreds of different variants of the C-130 since 1954, the current C-130J model has five variants that continue to prove that the C-130 is one of the Air Force’s most flexible and resilient airframes in its history.

Take a look at the infographic below to learn more about the general characteristics and missions of each of the C-130J’s five variants.

C-130J-infographic

AF leaders share updates on space, nuclear enterprise at conference

By Tech. Sgt. Steve Grever and Senior Airman Michelle Patten
Air Force Public Affairs Agency

The second day of the Air Force Association Air and Space Conference in Washington D.C. enlightened attendees on current developments to the Air Force’s nuclear enterprise, space and cyberspace programs and other Air Force major commands, programs and initiatives.

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