Video: HC-130H Departure Marks End of an Era
The Coast Guard began HC-130J operations at Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii, June 11, 2021, with the delivery of CGNR 2008.
The Air Force awarded a contract for one Coast Guard C-130J April 8, 2021. The service’s 18th Super Hercules aircraft will be delivered in 2025 and undergo missionization following acceptance.
The Coast Guard accepted its 15th C-130J Nov. 18, 2020, from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Marietta, Georgia.