Accession Number:

ADA614838

Title:

KC-130J Transport Aircraft (KC-130J)

Descriptive Note:

Selected acquisition rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND PATUXENT RIVER MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2013-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Transport Aircraft
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE