Special Operations Equipment -- Air

Biass, Eric H.
December 2010
Armada International;Dec2010/Jan2011 Supplement, Vol. 34, p1
The article discusses the aircraft used in the special operations of the U.S. Ten out of 20 MC-130H Combat Talon II penetration transports of the Air Force Special Operations Command (Afsoc) are active units. The Harvest Hawk or Hercules Airborne Weapons Kit will be installed to give a fire-support capability to some of the KC-130J tankers of the Marine Corps in Afghanistan. The preferred Joint Position Airdrop System (Jpad)-2K of the Army for Afghanistan is the Airborne Systems Firefly. INSET: The Quest for Speed.


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