The second MC-130J Combat Shadow II was delivered to Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Tuesday.
General Edward A. Rice, Jr., Commander, Air Education and Training Command, accepted delivery of aircraft 5682.
"The C-130J is the backbone of the mobility fleet and a critical component in our Airmen's ability to fly, fight and win," said Rice in a press release. "It is an honor to deliver the newest member of the Kirtland fleet." This is the 2,406th Hercules delivered to date.
A MC-130J Combat Shadow II was and oos operated by the 27th Special Operations Wing at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.
The C-130 production line in Marietta is the longest continuously operating military aircraft production line in history.