Tactical and multi-role transporter. In service since 1998. New upgrade of C-130 with changes to the cockpit, now with Electronic Flight Instrument System displays and HUD (Head Up Display) and new engines (6 blade propeller). Stretched version C-130J-30 (since 1999) with the fuselage 4.6 meters longer than the original version (see C130J-30 data below). It offers a capability increase between 31 and 50% depending on the configuration. Different versions include: Psychological warface version EC-130J (since 1999), Tanker version KC-130J (since 2000) and weather reconnaissance version WC-130J (since 1999).
Wing span (metric)
4 x 4.591 SHP Allison 2100 D3 turboprops with 6 blade propellers.