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Canada receives first C-130J

written by WOFA | June 8, 2010
Canada's first CC-130J. (Lockheed Martin)
Canada's first CC-130J. (Lockheed Martin)

Canada took delivery of the first of 17 Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules transports at Trenton Air Base in Ontario on June 4.

The aircraft, all stretched C-130J-30s and designated CC-130J in Canadian service, will replace C-130E and H models and will be operated by 8 Wing.

The first aircraft was delivered six months ahead of schedule and five more are planned to follow this year. All 17 should be in service by the end of 2012.


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