KC-130J Transport Aircraft (KC-130J)
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NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND PATUXENT RIVER MD
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The KC-130J Transport Aircraft KC-130J is a high-wing, long range land based monoplane which is powered by four turboprop engines equipped with six blade variable pitch propellers. The KC-130J program provides the Marine Corps with air-to-air refuelertactical transport capability to replace the KC-130 FRT aircraft. Specific KC-130J mission capabilities encompass air-to-air refueling, rapid ground refueling, tactical troop transport, aerial delivery of personnel and cargo, airborne radio relay, tactical aero-medical evacuation, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, and Close Air Support. The KC-130J improves readiness, capability and survivability while reducing maintenance and operating costs.
- Transport Aircraft
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies