NAVAIR

KC-130J Hercules

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U.S. Marines perform pre-flight checks on a KC-130J Hercules aircraft assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 252 on Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Nov. 18, 2014. VMGR-252 planned to conduct a low level static line and military free fall exercise supporting 3rd Marine Special Operations Battalion. The exercise was postponed due to inclement weather. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jodson B. Graves/Released)
U.S. Marines perform pre-flight checks on a KC-130J Hercules aircraft assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 252 on Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Nov. 18, 2014. VMGR-252 planned to conduct a low level static line and military free fall exercise supporting 3rd Marine Special Operations Battalion. The exercise was postponed due to inclement weather. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jodson B. Graves/Released)

Several KC-130J Super Hercules aircraft belonging to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 emerge from a morning fog on the flightline at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Nov. 17, 2014. Cherry Point is home to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing and several of its squadrons. Cherry Point's runways operate 24/7, 365 days each year, and the air station hosts squadrons that specialize in air-to-ground attack support; electronic warfare; aerial transport and refueling; and sea and land search and rescue.
Several KC-130J Super Hercules aircraft belonging to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 emerge from a morning fog on the flightline at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Nov. 17, 2014. Cherry Point is home to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing and several of its squadrons. Cherry Point's runways operate 24/7, 365 days each year, and the air station hosts squadrons that specialize in air-to-ground attack support; electronic warfare; aerial transport and refueling; and sea and land search and rescue.

Santa Claus arrives at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Dec. 12, 2014, during Marine Aircraft Group 14’s sixth annual Winter Wonderland. Claus arrived on a KC-130J Super Hercules after having problems with his sleigh. Claus is a native of the North Pole and took a break from his workshop to spread cheer across the air station.
Santa Claus arrives at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Dec. 12, 2014, during Marine Aircraft Group 14’s sixth annual Winter Wonderland. Claus arrived on a KC-130J Super Hercules after having problems with his sleigh. Claus is a native of the North Pole and took a break from his workshop to spread cheer across the air station.

A KC-130J Super Hercules with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 rises toward the southwestern sky at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Dec. 17, 2014. VMGR-252 is a heavy lift, troop transport and aerial refueler squadron with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, and supports Marine Air-Ground Task Force training and operations in the United States and abroad. Cherry Point is home to 2nd MAW and several of its squadrons. Its runways operate 24/7, 365 days each year, and the air station hosts squadrons that specialize in air-to-ground attack support, electronic warfare, aerial transport and refueling, and sea and land search and rescue.
A KC-130J Super Hercules with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 rises toward the southwestern sky at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Dec. 17, 2014. VMGR-252 is a heavy lift, troop transport and aerial refueler squadron with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, and supports Marine Air-Ground Task Force training and operations in the United States and abroad. Cherry Point is home to 2nd MAW and several of its squadrons. Its runways operate 24/7, 365 days each year, and the air station hosts squadrons that specialize in air-to-ground attack support, electronic warfare, aerial transport and refueling, and sea and land search and rescue.

Several KC-130J Super Hercules aerial refueler aircraft with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 sit staged on the flight line at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Jan. 5, 2015, as the Air Traffic Control Tower rises in the background. Cherry Point is home to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing and several of its squadrons. Its runways operate 24/7, 365 days each year, and the air station hosts squadrons that specialize in heavy helicopter lift and transport; air-to-ground attack support; electronic warfare; aerial transport and refueling; and sea and land search and rescue.
Several KC-130J Super Hercules aerial refueler aircraft with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 sit staged on the flight line at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Jan. 5, 2015, as the Air Traffic Control Tower rises in the background. Cherry Point is home to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing and several of its squadrons. Its runways operate 24/7, 365 days each year, and the air station hosts squadrons that specialize in heavy helicopter lift and transport; air-to-ground attack support; electronic warfare; aerial transport and refueling; and sea and land search and rescue.

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	Two KC-130J Hercules fly in formation</p>

Two KC-130J Hercules fly in formation


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	Two KC-130J Hercules aircraft, assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 352, stagger themselves during a refueling training exercise off the coast of Southern California.</p>

Two KC-130J Hercules aircraft, assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 352, stagger themselves during a refueling training exercise off the coast of Southern California.


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	Two KC-130J Hercules aircraft, assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 352, stagger themselves during a refueling training exercise off the coast of Southern California.</p>

Two KC-130J Hercules aircraft, assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 352, stagger themselves during a refueling training exercise off the coast of Southern California.


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	A KC-130J Hercules extends its two refueling hoses during a simulated aerial refueling</p>

A KC-130J Hercules extends its two refueling hoses during a simulated aerial refueling


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	A KC-130J Hercules simulates aerial refueling with an EA-6B Prowler and two AV-8B Harrier II aircraft</p>

A KC-130J Hercules simulates aerial refueling with an EA-6B Prowler and two AV-8B Harrier II aircraft


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	A KC-130J Hercules is ready to refuel two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters</p>

A KC-130J Hercules is ready to refuel two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters