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HC-130J Coast Guard

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Characteristics

  • Applications:

    search

  • Engine type:

    turboprop

  • Passenger capacity:

    0 - 10 Pers.

Description

Long-Range Search and Rescue
The HC-130J is the long-range search and rescue variant of the C-130J flown by the U. S. Coast Guard. The aircraft's mission system includes automatic identification and direction-finding capabilities; long range, multi-mode radar; electro-optical and infraread, or EO/IR, sensor turret that provides both imagery and target data; advanced open architecture mission system processor; and an extensive communications suite. The HC-130J features a 20 percent increase in speed and altitude and a 40 percent increase in range compared to the HC-130H model.

Characteristics
Service Ceiling

33,000 feet

Range

5,000 miles

Cruising Speed

374 mph

Length

99 ft. 7 in.

Wingspan

132 ft. 7 in.

Gross Weight

175,000 lbs.