The Coast Guard accepted its 13th C-130J April 10, 2019, from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Marietta, Georgia.
The Coast Guard transferred an HC-130J Super Hercules long range surveillance aircraft, CGNR 2010, to Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, March 31.
The Coast Guard’s Long Range Surveillance (LRS) Aircraft Program reached a significant milestone March 18, 2019, when it inducted the final HC-130J aircraft outfitted with the legacy mission system into the Minotaur modification process.
The Coast Guard accepted its ninth Minotaur Mission System Suite-missionized HC-130J Super Hercules long range surveillance aircraft March 8, 2019. Integration was completed at L3 Technologies Inc. Integrated Systems Platform Integration Division in Waco, Texas.
The Coast Guard accepted delivery of its 12th C-130J Dec. 18, 2018, from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Marietta, Georgia.
The HC-130J fleet carries out traditional missions including search and rescue, cargo and personnel transport, law enforcement and international ice patrol.