C 130j Super Hercules

  • IAF C-130J crash: 2 Wing Commanders, 2 Squadron Leaders among dead 28-03-2014 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: A newly-acquired transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed near Gwalior on Friday, killing all five IAF personnel on board. The casualties included Wing Commander Prashant Joshi, Wing Commander Rajiv Nair, Squadron Leader Kaushik Mishra, Squadron Leader Ashish Yadav and Warrant Officer KP Singh. The C-130J Super...
  • Amid row over diplomat's arrest, US bags key aircraft deal 20-12-2013 09:41 PM

    New Delhi: India will be procuring six more C-130J Super Hercules Special Operations aircraft from the US, a decision significantly taken in the midst of a diplomatic row between the two countries over the arrest of Devyani Khobragade. The proposal to procure the six C-130J Super Hercules special operations transport...
  • IAF to get 4 Super Hercules aircrafts by June 17-06-2011 05:42 PM

    New Delhi: Strengthening the special operations capability of Indian Air Force, four of the six C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft procured from the US under a $ 970-million deal will join the fleet by the month end. "Two aircraft are already here at the Hindon air base near here and...