Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules Current Affairs, GK & News
India launches Operation Samudra Maitri to provide assistance to earthquake and tsunami victims in Indonesia
The ‘Operation Samudra Maitri’has been launched by the Government of India (GoI) to provide massive humanitarian assistance to the earthquake and tsunami victims in Indonesia. Two Indian Air Force aircrafts – C-130J and C-17 – departed recently with medical personnel and relief material. The C-130J aircraft is carrying a medical team along with tents and ..
The bi-annual multilateral exercise ‘Blue Flag-17’ has started at Uvda Air Force Base in Israel from November 2 to 16, 2017. In it, 45 member contingent of the Indian Air Force (IAF) is participating with the C-130J special operations aircraft along with Garud commandos. This is the first time the IAF is operating with Israeli ..
Kartar Singh Duggal passes away Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expresses deep grief at the death of his friend and eminent writer Kartar Singh Duggal. Mr Duggal was not only a versatile writer who wrote in four languages–Hindi, Punjabi, English and Urdu-but also excelled in public service and as an institution builder. Kartar Singh Duggal, born ..
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Lockheed Martin C-130J "Super" Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft. This is also India’s first acquisition from the US through the foreign military sales route in decades. Recently, it arrived to India at the Hindon airbase ahead of its formal induction into the Indian Air Force (IAF) in the first week of February. ..
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