MC-130J

No runway? No problem! An MC-130J Commando II, an MQ-9 Reaper (for the first time), two A-10 Thunderbolt IIs and two MH-6 Little Birds land on Highways

No runway? No problem! An MC-130J Commando II, an MQ-9 Reaper (for the first time), two A-10 Thunderbolt IIs and two MH-6 Little Birds land on Highways

The video video in this post features an MC-130J Commando II, an MQ-9 Reaper, two A-10 Thunderbolt IIs and two… Read More

10 months ago

USAF retires its last MC-130H Combat Talon II, #89-0280, after delivering the aircraft to the “Boneyard” at Davis-Monthan AFB

“There’s special things you do whenever a plane leaves. With the MC-130H, I used to give it a big hug… Read More

11 months ago

AFSOC aims to fly an MC-130J Commando II Amphibious Capability prototype in 17 months

AFSOC is developing an MC-130J Commando II Amphibious Capability (MAC) to improve the platform's support of seaborne special operations. The… Read More

2 years ago

The US Special Operations Command is considering the development of an amphibious MC-130 aircraft

The MC-130 Amphibious Capability (MAC) concept could allow the aircraft to “land and take off” from land and sea during… Read More

3 years ago

The story behind this awesome photo of Swedish and US aircraft flying together above Sweden’s neutral territory

This Swedish-led exercise increases interoperability and enhances the US forces ability to respond to threats in the Baltic Sea region… Read More

3 years ago

USAF plans to drop cruise missiles from C-17 and C-130 airlifters

Phase I successfully accomplished five high-altitude airdrops from an MC-130J and a C-17 earlier this year using simulated weapons. The… Read More

3 years ago

Cool video shows formation of USAF MC-130Js flying through Mach Loop

“One circuit of the Mach Loop would have been nice but the MC-130Js did four Laps in total,” Dafydd Philips.… Read More

5 years ago