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C-130J – an important tool for the IDF’s depth command

Three years after the Israeli defence forces (IDF) announced the formation of a new depth command, this somewhat virtual body is getting a very important working tool. In June 2013, Lockheed Martin delivered the first C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to Israel. This was the first of four C-130Js (Samson) currently on order for the IAF. […]

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Israeli air force gets ready for fast deployment of the C-130J

The Israeli air force sees the new Lockheed Martin C-130Js it is about to get next year as part of its “long arm”.  The target now is to make the new aircraft fully operational a short time after they are delivered. To be ready to operate these advanced transport aircraft immediately after they land in […]

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