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Lockheed Delivers 50th Super Hercules Tanker to Marine Corps

Lockheed Delivers 50th Super Hercules Tanker to Marine Corps - top government contractors - best government contracting event

KC-130JLockheed Martin has handed a KC-130J Super Hercules aircraft to the U.S. Marine Corps.

The company said Thursday the service branch received on Aug. 18 its 50th Lockheed-built KC-130J aircraft, will be assigned to the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in California.

The KC-130J tanker is designed to perform aerial refueling operations for helicopters, tactical and tiltrotor aircraft as well as support ground refueling missions for armored vehicles.

The Super Hercules global fleet has logged over 1.3 million flight hours and is used by 19 operators worldwide.

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