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Lockheed C-130J Hercules II
Official Designation C-130J Hercules II
Unofficial Nicknames Herk, Herky Bird, Slick, Fat Albert
Primary Role Intratheatre tactical airlift
Secondary Role See chart
National Origin USA
Original Contractor Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.
Operator United States, Great Britain
Wingspan 132 feet, 7 inches (40.4m)
Length 97 feet, 9 inches (29.7m)
Height at Tail 38 feet, 3 inches (11.6m)
Cargo Hold Length: 52 feet (15.8m);
Width: 10 feet, 3 inches (3.1m);
Height: 9 feet (2.7m)
Armament None
Engines Four Allison AE2100D3 turboprops
Horsepower 4,591 shp per engine
Propellers Dowty Aerospace, all composite six-blade R391
Cruise Speed 391 mph (630km/h)
Max Speed 403 mph (648km/h)
Range 2,835 nm (5,250km)
Service Ceiling 30,500 (9,296m)
Operating Weight 75,562 pounds (34,274kg)
Fuel Capacity Unknown
Max Payload 41,790 pounds (18,956kg)
Number of 463L Pallets Five, plus a baggage pallet on the ramp
Max Takeoff Weight 175,000 pounds (79,379kg)
Basic Crew Three (pilot, co-pilot, loadmaster)
Date Deployed Unknown
Total in Service Unknown
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