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Davis-Monthan AFB Receives HC-130J Combat King II
by Staff Writers
Marietta, GA (SPX) Apr 05, 2013


Lockheed Martin photo by Andrew McMurtrie.

U.S. Air Force crews ferried a Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] HC-130J Combat King II to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona.

Aircraft number 5719 is the ninth of 15 HC-130Js to be delivered to the U.S. Air Force by Lockheed Martin since initial contract award in 2008 and the seventh HC-130J to be stationed at Davis-Monthan.

The HC-130J Combat King II, along with the HC-130 legacy fleet, is the U.S. Air Force's only dedicated fixed-wing personnel recovery platform.

HC-130Js are currently be flown by Air Combat Command and Air Education and Training Command.

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