Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) introduced the first member of a new fleet of MC-130J Combat Shadow IIs for the U.S. Air Force’s Special Operations Command at a ceremony this week.
Lt. Gen. Donald C. Wurster, commander, Air Force Special Operations Command, delivered a speech to mark the occasion.
“The MC-130J is one of the most versatile tactical airlifters in the world. Its multi-mission capabilities will increase the combat performance of special operations forces worldwide, ” Wurster said. “The MC-130J’s advanced sensors, expanded avionics and universal aerial refueling capability will enable the highly skilled Airmen of AFSOC to operate under difficult conditions with unmatched speed and capability.”