Oman’s C-130J takes flight
Lockheed Martin has announced that the new C-130J Super Hercules for the Sultanate of Oman has conducted a test flight at the Lockheed Martin facility. The company made the announcement 8 August 2012.
This is the first of three C-130Js on order for Oman, and is scheduled for delivery later this year. Oman currently operates a fleet of three C-130Hs purchased in the early 1980s. According to the company, the new C-130J will be used to support internal country operations where its ability to operate out of remote austere airstrips will be invaluable.
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