Lockheed Martin Corporation


2,600 C-130 Hercules Airlifters Delivered … and Counting!
The 2,600th C-130 Hercules takes off from Lockheed Martin's Marietta, Georgia facility Oct. 22 enroute to Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico.

MARIETTA, Ga.,  Oct. 24, 2019 --  Lockheed Martin delivered the 2,600th C-130 Hercules tactical airlifter to U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command on Oct. 21.

This milestone Hercules is an MC-130J Commando II Special Operations airlifter assigned to 9th Special Operations Squadron at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico.

A U.S. Air Force crew ferried its new MC-130J to its home on Oct. 22, flying this Herc from Lockheed Martin’s Marietta, Georgia, site, where all production C-130s have been built.

The C-130J Super Hercules is the current C-130 production model and the global fleet recently surpassed 2 million flight hours. Twenty nations around the world have chosen the C-130J to support tactical airlift needs.

Visit www.lockheedmartin.com/c130 for more information on the C-130J Super Hercules.

For further information: Stephanie Sonnenfeld Stinn, APR, +1 678-761-6687; stephanie.stinn@lmco.com