Super Hercules landed in Jammu

Super Hercules touches down Runway, makes maiden landing at Air force, Jammu

The new acquisition C-130J aircraft of Indian Air Force fleet, famously known as ‘Super Hercules’ made a maiden flight at AF Station, Jammu on 27 Sep 2013, in a significant capability demonstration move, the state of the art aircraft touched down the runway at technical airfield, Jammu.

Super Hercules landed in Jammu

This aircraft with state of the art Avionics and on board system has transformed IAF capability to undertake missions from short runways like Jammu in all weather conditions.

Super Hercules landed in Jammu

‘Super Hercules’, the aircraft has largely enhanced airlift capabilities of the IAF, which is now in a better position to meet the requirement of Indian land forces and evacuating stranded civilian passengers for Srinagar, Leh and Kargil in particular, who are heavily dependent on the air bridge for sustenance and connectivity during winter months due to sudden snowfall and subsequent blocking of highway.

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