U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (Afsoc) is boosting its capabilities in Europe with the delivery of Bell Boeing CV-22 Osprey tiltrotors and updated Lockheed Martin MC-130J Commando II support aircraft. The 352nd Special Operations Group (SOG), based at RAF Mildenhall, U.K., is undergoing a radical transformation, replacing its fleet of aging MC-130H Combat Talon II and MC-130P Combat Shadow Hercules variants with the newly ordered MC-130J Commando II and restoring its ...

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