Military Logistics

PREMIUM: Uruguay puts KC-130H to use

18th January 2021 - 13:00 GMT | by Wilder Alejandro Sanchez

First operational flight to Antarctic base comes after Uruguay procured two ex-Spanish Hercules aircraft.

The Uruguayan Air Force recently passed a milestone in its much-needed renewal of an ageing aircraft fleet, after a new Lockheed Martin KC-130H Hercules transport aircraft carried out its maiden operational flight to support the country’s presence in the Antarctic.

The aircraft (tail number FAU 594) departed Montevideo on ...

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