C-130 Hercules News
Reservists team up with nine countries for overseas exercise
Approximately 3,000 U.S. and allied military members came here to conduct airborne training operations in Romania and Bulgaria, as part of exercise Swift Response 17, July 15.
UK MoD awards Marshall Aerospace a contract for C-130J centre wing replacement programme
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group has been awarded a new contract by the Ministry of Defence in support of the Centre Wing Replacement Programme to the Royal Air Force’s C-130J Super Hercules fleet.
BAe providing electronic warfare suite for U.S. SOCOM C-130s
The U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has selected BAE Systems to provide new electronic warfare (EW) systems for its fleet of AC/MC-130J aircraft.
C-130 Fleet Status
C-130 fleet - Jul 25, 2017
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 152
write-off: 338
preserved: 70
stored: 464
instructional: 153
on order: 8
active: 1346
Changes '16/'17:
Fleet adds: 31
Fleet drop: 59
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Today in C-130 history
25 Jul 1992
Unidentified C-130H of the Sudanese Air Force crashed near Juba, Sudan. No other details available.
Quote of the Day
I don't like flying because I'm afraid of crashing into a large mountain. I don't think Dramamine is going to help.
-- Kaffie, in the 1992 movie 'A Few Good Men'
C-130 Hall of Fame
Airborne Early Warning prototype
USCG #1721
EC-130V
Modified to EC-130V with E-2C radome. Made first flight on July 31, 1991.
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Hyde"

It comes from Jeckyl and Hyde, Jeckyl when sober and Hyde when drunk. Everyone at Kunsan seemed to like Hyde better.
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