MC-130J Commando II Heads to Cannon AFB
MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 22, 2013 – Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered an MC-130J Commando II to Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., today. Aircraft 5714 is the 15th of 27 MC-130Js to be assigned to the Air Force Special Operations Command since initial contract award in 2008. The Commando II supports such missions as in-flight refueling, infiltration/exfiltration, and aerial delivery and resupply of special operations forces.
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