310th Airlift Squadron (USAF AMC)

 

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310 AS (USAF AMC)
Status:
Dropped Aircraft Type
Version: C-130E alongside C-130H
Role:All-Weather Reconnaissance / Anti Drug
Tailband: N/A
Motto: LIBERTATEM SUSENTAMUS
Badge: N/A
Became operational with the C-130 at Howard AFB, Panama for Pacer Coin on December 1, 1984. Pacer Coin was an all-weather reconnaissance and surveillance system that could be operated day and night. Pacer Coin was used to support special operations forces but for the 310th was a U.S. counter-drug mission. Note worthy was that C-130H #67-7183 was attacked by a Peruvian aircraft while on an authorized anti-drug flight on April 24, 1994. Re-designated the 310th Airlift Squadron on June 1, 1992. Ceased C-130 operations in 1996.

C-130 Airframe Inventory

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