SOCOM Dusts Off Floatplane Concept For Sea-Based MC-130J

C-130J floatplane concept
An image of a C-130J floatplane concept appeared in a SOCOM official's presentation on May 19.
Credit: SOCOM
A decades-old concept for a floatplane version of the Lockheed Martin C-130J has reemerged as a possibles option for U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM). An “amphibious MC-130J” appeared on a slide of research and development (R&D) initiatives now underway within SOCOM’s program executive office...

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