It has been disclosed by Indonesia Air Pressure Chief Air Marshal Fadjar Prasetyo that the primary C-130J will arrive house in Indonesia on the finish of 2022. Indonesia’s buy of the C-130J was revealed when Prasetyo visited the manufacturing line in September and took a photograph with the part of the primary plane being assembled for the nation. The Indonesian Air Pressure additionally will relocate 4 air squadrons from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport, East Jakarta, that’s scheduled to bear a serious renovation throughout which flight actions will probably be suspended. The CN-295 Air Squadron 2, C-130 Hercules Air Squadron 31, and Technical Air Squadron 021 will probably be relocated to Husein Sastranegara Airport, and the squadron officers stationed on the airport will probably be rotated each two weeks.

The Indonesian Air Pressure nonetheless operates a C-130B and KC-130B fleet that was procured second-hand within the early sixties. The C-130B’s have been strengthened with second-hand L-100s and C-130Hs within the eighties. The Indonesian Air Pressure Hercules plane are operated by Air Squadron 17 and Air Squadron 31, each a part of Air Wing 1, at Jakarta/Halim Perdana Kusuma, Air Squadron 33 (Wing Udara 5) at Ujung Pandang/Hasanuddin and Air Squadron 32 (Air Wing 2) at Malang/Abdul Rahman Saleh. The entire, some twenty Lockheed C-130 Hercules transport plane, is getting older and have to be change quickly. Externally much like the basic Hercules typically look, the J-model options significantly up to date know-how.


Indonesian Air Pressure Chief of Workers Air Marshal Fadjar Prasetyo go to to the Lockheed Martin’s C-130J manufacturing suggests development on the primary plane (development quantity 382-5951) is underway. (Photograph by Lockheed Martin)

The Indonesian Air Pressure has confirmed plans to purchase extra Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Tremendous Hercules tactical transport plane. Throughout his go to to Lockheed Martin’s C-130J manufacturing website in Marietta, US state of Georgia, the Indonesian Air Pressure Chief of Workers Air Marshal Fadjar Prasetyo was photographed subsequent to a C-130J-30 (development quantity 382-5951) cockpit part bearing the Indonesian flag a sign that manufacturing of not less than one plane is ongoing. Indonesia’s state-owned information company Antara reported that minister of defence Ryamizard Ryacudu stated Indonesia is trying to purchase 5 C-130J Tremendous Hercules plane.

The Lockheed Martin C-130J Tremendous Hercules is a four-engine turboprop navy transport plane. The C-130J is a complete replace of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules, with new engines, flight deck, and different techniques. The cargo compartment is roughly 41 toes (12.5 m) lengthy, 9 toes (2.74 m) excessive, and 10 toes (3.05 m) large, and loading is from the rear of the fuselage. The C-130J is the most recent model of the C-130 Hercules and the one mannequin in manufacturing. These adjustments have improved efficiency over its C-130E/H predecessors, resembling 40% better vary, 21% larger most velocity, and 41% shorter takeoff distance. As of February 2018, 400 C-130J plane had been delivered to 17 nations. By July 2021, 450 had been delivered with 26 operators in 22 international locations.