One of the most prolific airframes in the world, the C-130 Hercules primarily performs the tactical portion of the airlift mission.
The aircraft is capable of operating from rough, dirt strips and is the prime transport for airdropping troops and equipment in hostile areas. The C-130 operates a wide range of operational missions in both peace and war situations performing a diverse number of roles, including airlift support, resupply, aeromedical missions, weather reconnaissance, aerial spray missions, firefighting duties for the U.S. Forest Service and natural disaster relief missions.
A key platform, Field Aerospace, has performed Program Depot Maintenance, Modernization, as well as Logistics and Supply Chain Management on aircraft around the world. Field Aerospace is a leader in the design and integration of systems for Communication, Navigation, Countermeasures, Power, Sensors, and Refueling.