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Yokota Air Base receives final C-130Js

2nd May 2018 - 13:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Lockheed Martin has delivered the final two C-130J-30 Super Hercules airlifters assigned to the US Air Force installation at Yokota Air Base in Japan, the company announced on 1 May.

The C-130J-30s are flown by the 36th Airlift Squadron to support critical peacekeeping and contingency operations in the Western Pacific region including cargo delivery, troop transport, airdrop and aeromedical missions.

Lockheed Martin has delivered nine C-130J-30s to Yokota, which operates a fleet of 14 Super Hercules in total. Yokota received its other C-130Js from other US Air Force operators through a fleet rebalancing initiative.

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