Israel Inaugurates New C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft Into Service
The first of the C-130J Hercules, landed in Israel at Nevatim airbase.The "Elephants" squadron sign was pasted on the tail of the first "Shimshon" and the plane officially joined the ranks of the IAF.
Accompanied by the older planes on base - Boeing 707, Gulfstream, and Hercules planes - the plane landed on the runway of its home in the Negev desert.
For some time now, the IAF and Nevatim airbase have been preparing for the arrival of the plane and from now on, the "Elephants" squadron will be able to train alongside the plane and go out on operational missions. iaf.co.il