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Algeria receives second Lockheed Martin Super Hercules

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The Algerian Air Force has taken delivery of a second Super Hercules transport from Lockheed Martin, and will receive further examples in the near...

Egyptian C-130J Super Hercules deal passes Senate hurdle

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The deal to sell 12 Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules transports to Egypt is going ahead, after the US Senate last week voted in...

Egypt requests C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, air defence radars from US

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The United States has approved the possible sale of a dozen Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules aircraft worth $2.2 billion to Egypt, along with...

Algeria takes delivery of first of four C-130J Super Hercules

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The Algerian Air Force has received the first of four C-130J-30 Super Hercules transports ordered from Lockheed Martin in 2018. The US Embassy in Algiers...

Italian Air Force visits SA on study tour

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Two Italian Air Force aircraft, a KC-767 tanker and a C-130J Super Hercules transport, spent a week in South Africa as part of an...

C-130J Super Hercules transports for the Algerian Air Force

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It appears the Algerian Air Force will be receiving four new C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft from the United States. Mena Defense in March this...

French C-130J takes over from C-160 in Niger

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The French Air Force is replacing its C-160 Transall aircraft in Niger with C-130J Super Hercules ahead of the Transall’s retirement. On 31 July, a...

US C-130J delivers personal protective equipment to South Africa

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A United States Air Force C-130J Super Hercules on Saturday delivered nearly R6 million worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the South African...

Denmark to send three aircraft to the Sahel

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Denmark has announced it will send a C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft to Mali and two EH-101 helicopters to the Sahel as it strengthens...

Tunisia to send aircraft to support Minusma

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Tunisia will send a C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft and 75 personnel to support the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali. National Defence Minister Abdelkarim...

First French C-130J mission to Mali

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Having taken delivery of its first C-130J Super Hercules in December, the French air force used it for the first time on...

Super Hercules number 400 enters service

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Earlier this month Lockheed Martin delivered the 400th C-130J Super Hercules military transport which has been offered to the SA Air Force...

Germany, France and Netherlands to pool military aircraft

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Germany will move forward this week with plans to set up a joint fleet of Lockheed Martin Corp C-130J transport planes with...

Germany floats plan to buy new Lockheed transport aircraft

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Germany is looking at buying 4-6 new Lockheed Martin C-130J military troop transport planes and operating them jointly with France, placing a...

Lockheed Martin still sees the C-130J as being the solution to...

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Dennys Plessas, Vice President Business Initiatives at Lockheed Martin, has reason to feel better about what the American aerospace giant is getting...

Feature: Lockheed Martin’s latest SAAF C-130J offer tied to Defence Review

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Lockheed Martin continues to offer its C-130J Super Hercules to meet the South African Air Force's tanker, transport and maritime patrol requirements,...

South Africa and the US talking about replacement C-130s

Acquisition of transport aircraft to replace the SA Air Force's (SAAF) ageing C-130BZs has, by at least one account, been underway for...

SAAF probably looking at C-130 or KC-390 for medium airlift

While not cast in stone, it appears the airborne arm of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) has its eyes on two...

Second Tunisian C-130J delivered

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The Tunisian Air Force has received its second and final C-130J-30 Super Hercules transport aircraft from Lockheed Martin, more than a year...

Lockheed Martin seeing C-130J demand from Africa

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Lockheed Martin has demonstrated its C-130J Super Hercules to a number of African countries as it sees strong demand for the military...

Military aircraft acquisitions – multi-mission must be the motivation

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, last month reminded South Africans she had made an undertaking to acquire a new VIP...

60 years of the Herc

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Saturday (August 23) is a milestone in the world of military aviation marking the 60th anniversary of the first flight of the...

Lockheed launches civil version of C-130J

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Lockheed Martin on Monday launched the civil variant of its C-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft, the LM-100J, saying it expected to...

Lockheed Martin ready to assist with SAAF airlift acquisition

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Lockheed Martin's point man for Africa has hit South Africa with the declared mission of trying to establish exactly what the SA...

Work on replacing the SAAF C-130BZs has to start soon –...

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Even if government acceded to the wishes of its Defence and Military Veterans Minister as regards acquisition of new airlift capability immediately...

Tunisia gets first C-130J in Africa

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Tunisia will early next month become the first African country to operate the stretched version of Lockheed Martin's Super Hercules. The North African...

Lockheed offers high local content Super Hercules to SAAF

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Lockheed Martin is offering its C-130XJ ‘Expandable' Super Hercules with maximum local content to the South African Air Force (SAAF) to meet...

India seeks more C-130Js

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The Indian Air Force is seeking to acquire six new Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules tactical transports, which would double its fleet...

Israel acquires two more C-130J Super Hercules

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Israel will acquire two more C-130J Super Hercules transports from Lockheed Martin, bringing its fleet up to three aircraft. Deliveries will take...