LOCKHEED C-130 HERCULES (Part II)

KC-130H
As C-130H, tanker version, underwing
refuelling pods.
Produced 1973 - 1982

Lockheed Marietta, Georgia (LM)

75-0540, 75-0541
- 2 to Israel as 4X-FBY, -FBZ.
382C-4660, 4664 2  
(Argentina) TC-69, TC-70 382C-4814, 4816 2  
(Brazil) 2461, 2462 382C-4625, 4636 2  
(Morocco) CNA-OR, CNA-OS 382C-4907, 4909 2  
(Saudi Arabia)
456 / 459
1616, 1617
1620, 1621
mixed 382C-4503 to 4539
382C-4746, 4750
382C-4872, 4873
8  
(Singapore) 734  382C-4940 1  
(Spain)
TK10-5 / TK10-7
TK10-11, TK10-12
382C-4642, 4648, 4652
382C-4871, 4874
5 Total: 0022

LC-130H
As C-130H, ski-equipped version for USAF.
Produced 1984

Lockheed Marietta, Georgia (LM)

83-0490 / 83-0493 mixed 382-5007 to 5016    
92-1094, 92-1095 382-5402, 5405    
93-1096 382-5410

7

Total: 0007

MC-130H
As C-130H, "Combat Talon II" Multi-
mission special ops. version, installation
of specialized equipment by E-Systems.
Produced

Lockheed Marietta, Georgia (LM)

83-1212 382-5004    
84-0475, 84-0476 382-5041, 5042    
85-0011, 85-0012 382-5053, 5054    
86-1699 382-5026    
87-0023, 87-0024 382-5091, 5092    
87-0125 / 87-0127 382-5115, 5117, 5118    
88-0191 / 88-0195 382-5130 / 5134    
88-0264, 88-1803 382-5135, 5273    
89-0280 / 89-0283 mixed 382-5236 to 5244    
90-0161, 90-0162 382-5265, 5266

24

Total: 0024

VC-130H
As C-130H, VIP aircraft for Saudi
Arabia. Some additional C-130H
also upgraded to this standard.
Produced 1977

Lockheed Marietta, Georgia (LM)

(RSAF) 112 382C-4737

1

Total: 0001

C-130I - Not used.

C-130K
As C-130H, British changes and
equipment for RAF.
Produced 1966 - 1968

Lockheed Marietta, Georgia (LM)

65-13021 / 65-13044 mixed 382-4169 to 4220    
66-8550 / 66-8573 mixed 382-4223 to 4253    
66-13533 / 66-13550 mixed 382-4254 to 4275

66

Total: 0066

All delivered as Hercules C.Mk. 1 to:
(RAF) XV176 / XV223
(RAF) XV290 / XV307

C-130L - Not used.
C-130M
- Not used.

HC-130N
As HC-130P, "Combat King" SAR / helicopter
refuelling version, standard nose, 11 later
redesignated as MC-130P "Combat
Shadow" in 1996.
Produced 1970

Lockheed Marietta, Georgia (LM)

69-5819 / 69-5833 mixed 382-4363 to 4382

15

Total: 0015

15 additional airframes cancelled.

HC-130P
As HC-130H, "Combat King" SAR / helicopter
refuelling version. 13 later redesignated as
MC-130P "Combat Shadow" in 1996.
Produced 1966 - 1967

Lockheed Marietta, Georgia (LM)

65-0988 382-4143    
65-0991 / 65-0994 mixed 382-4152 to 4157    
66-0211 / 66-0225 mixed 382-4161 to 4187

20

Total: 0020

EC-130Q
As C-130H, airborne relay stations for
US Navy, dual wingtip electronics
pods, engine upgrade.
Produced 1967 - 1984

Lockheed Marietta, Georgia (LM)

BuNo.156170 / 156177 mixed 382C-4239 to 4281    
BuNo.159348, 159469 382C-4601, 4595    
BuNo.160608, 161223 382C-4781, 4867    
BuNo.161494 / 161496 382C-4896, 4901, 4904    
BuNo.161531 382C-4932    
BuNo.162312, 162313 382-4984, 4988

18

Total: 0018

1 additional airframe cancelled.

KC-130R
As C-130H, tanker / transport version
for USMC.
Produced 1975 - 1978

Lockheed Marietta, Georgia (LM)

74-1654 / 74-1657 mixed 382C-4615 to 4635    
75-0550 / 75-0553 mixed 382C-4677 to 4696    
75-0554, 75-0555 382C-4702, 4712    
77-0321 / 77-0324 mixed 382C-4768 to 4776

14

Total: 0014

All delivered to USMC as:
BuNo.160013 / 160021 
BuNo.160240
BuNo.160625 / 160628

LC-130R
As C-130H, ski-equipped version for US
Navy. 3 later upgraded to LC-130H
configuration.
Produced 1968 - 1977

Lockheed Marietta, Georgia (LM)

73-0839 / 73-0841
(BuNo.159129 / 159131)
- BuNo. 159129 back to USAF as 73-3300.
382C-4508, 4516, 4522    
76-0491, 76-0492
(BuNo.160740, 160741)
382C-4725, 4731    
BuNo.155917 382C-4305

6

Total: 0006

2 additional airframes cancelled.


LC-130R-LM, s/n: 73-3300, fitted out for Antarctic duties with the
addition of snow skis on the undercarriage.
Christchurch Intl. Airport, New Zealand, 2008.

C-130T
As KC-130T, cargo version for
US Navy.
Produced

Lockheed Marietta, Georgia (LM)

BuNo.164762, 164763 382-5255, 5258    
BuNo.164993 / 164998 mixed 382-5298 to 5305    
BuNo.165158 / 165161 mixed 382-5341 to 5345    
BuNo.165313, 165314 382-5383, 5384    
BuNo.165348 / 165351 mixed 382-5404 to 5409    
BuNo.165378, 165379 382-5429, 5430

20

Total: 0020

KC-130T
As KC-130R, engine / avionics upgrade
for USMC. Reserialled from USAF s/n
when delivered to USMC.
Produced

Lockheed Marietta, Georgia (LM)

82-0077 / 82-0080
(BuNo.162308 / 162311)
mixed 382C-4972 to 4981    
83-0503, 83-0504
(BuNo.162785, 162786)
382-5009, 5011    
84-0477, 84-0478
(BuNo.163022, 163023)
382-5040, 5045    
85-0045, 85-0046
(BuNo.163310, 163311)
382-5085, 5087    
87-1976, 87-1977
(BuNo.164105, 164106)
382-5149, 5150    
88-1806, 88-1807
(BuNo.164180, 164181)
382-5174, 5176

14

 
Direct deliveries to US Navy:
BuNo.163591, 163592 382-5143, 5145    
BuNo.164441, 164442 382-5219, 5222    
BuNo.164999, 165000 382-5302, 5303    
BuNo.165162, 165163 382-5339, 5340    
BuNo.165315, 165316 382-5385, 5386    
BuNo.165352, 165353 382-5411, 5412 12 Total: 0026
4 additional airframes cancelled.

KC-130T-30
As KC-130T, 15ft. fuselage stretch
for USMC.

Produced 1991
Lockheed Marietta, Georgia (LM)

BuNo.164597, 164598 382-5260, 5263

2

Total: 0002

AC-130U Spooky II
As C-130H, gunship version, 3 large
calibre cannons, updated electronics
outfitted by Rockwell.
Produced 1988 - 1992

Lockheed Marietta, Georgia (LM)

87-0128 382-5139    
89-0509 / 89-0514 382-5228 / 5233    
90-0163 / 90-0167 mixed 382-5256 to 5262    
92-0253 382-5279

13

Total: 0013

C-130J Super Hercules
As C-130H, engine upgrade, 6-bladed
props, EFIS cockpit, major improvements.
Produced 1995 - present

Lockheed-Martin Marietta, Georgia (LM)

94-8151, 94-8152
- Both upgraded from C-130H.
382-5413, 5415    
96-8153, 96-8154 382-5454, 5455    
97-1351 / 97-1354 382-5469 / 5472    
97-1931 382-5477    
98-1355 / 98-1358 382-5491 / 5494    
98-1932 382-5490    
99-1933 382-5502    
00-1934 382-5522    
01-1935 382-5532    
11-5732 382-5732 18  
(Italy - AMI) MM62175 / MM62186
- 2 upgraded to KC-130J.
mixed 382-5495 to 5520 12  
(Oman) 505, 506 382-5739, 5743 2  
Deliveries as Hercules C.Mk. 5 to:
(RAF) ZH880 / ZH887 382-5478 / 5485    
(RAF) ZH888, ZH889 382-5496, 5500 10 Total: 0042

C-130J-30 Super Hercules
As C-130J, 15ft. fuselage stretch.
Produced 1995 - present

Lockheed-Martin Marietta, Georgia (LM)

99-1431 / 99-1433 382-5517 / 5519    
01-1461, 01-1462 382-5525, 5526    
02-0314, 02-1434 382-5545, 5547    
02-1463, 02-1464 382-5551, 5552    
02-8155 382-5546    
03-8154 382-5557    
04-3142 / 04-3144 382-5558 / 5560    
04-8153 382-5561    
05-1435, 05-1436 382-5572, 5575    
05-1465, 05-1466 382-5574, 5576    
05-3145 / 05-3147 382-5569, 5567, 5568    
05-8152 382-5566    
05-8156 / 05-8158 382-5571, 5570, 5573    
06-1437, 06-1438 382-5586, 5584    
06-1467, 06-3171 382-5585, 5641    
06-4631 / 06-4634 mixed 382-5582 to 5589    
06-8159 382-5581    
06-8610 / 06-8612 382-5620, 5619, 5621    
07-1468, 07-3170 382-5594, 5628    
07-4635 / 07-4639 382-5595 / 5599    
07-8608, 07-8609 382-5622, 5623    
07-8613, 07-8614 382-5624, 5625    
07-46310 / 07-46312 382-5600, 5608, 5610    
08-3172 / 08-3179 mixed 382-5642 to 5674    
08-5601
- To Norway as 5601.
382-5601    
08-5675, 08-5678 382-5675, 5678    
08-5679 382-5679    
08-5683 / 08-5686 382-5683 / 5686    
08-5691 / 08-5693 382-5691 / 5693    
08-5705, 08-5712 382-5705, 5712    
08-5715, 08-5724 382-5715, 5724    
08-5726, 08-8601 382-5726, 5609    
08-8602 / 08-8607 mixed 382-5611 to 5616    
09-5607
- To Norway as 5607.
382-5607    
10-5629, 10-5630
- To Norway as 5629, 5630.
382-5629, 5630    
10-5699
- To Norway as 5699.
382-5699    
10-5700, 10-5701 382-5700, 5701    
10-5728, 10-5771 382-5728, 5771    
11-5718
- 1 to Tunisia as Z21121.
382-5718    
11-5734, 11-5736 382-5734, 5736    
11-5738, 11-5740 382-5738, 5740    
11-5745, 11-5748 382-5745, 5748    
11-5752 382-5752    
12-5756 382-5756    
12-5758
- 1 to Tunisia as Z21122.
382-5758    
13-5781
- 1 to Israel as ?
382-5781    
13-5784, 13-5787 382-5784, 5787    
14-5788, 14-5796 382-5788, 5796 106  
(Australia - RAAF) A97-440 / A97-442 382-5440 / 5442    
(Australia - RAAF) A97-447 / A97-450 382-5447 / 5450    
(Australia - RAAF) A97-464 / A97-468 382-5464 / 5468 12  
(Canada - CAF as CC-130J)
130601 / 130617
mixed 382-5626 to 5690 17  
(Denmark - RDAF) B-536 / B-538 382-5536 / 5538    
(Denmark - RDAF) B-583 382-5583 4  
(India) KC3801 / KC3806 mixed 382-5638 to 5655 6  
(Iraq) YI-304 / YI-309 mixed 382-5702 to 5722 6  
(Israel) 661, 662, 665 382-5723, 5742, 5754 3  
(Italy - AMI) MM62187 / MM62196 mixed 382-5521 to 5550 10  
(Oman) 525 382-5698 1  
(Qatar) 211 / 214 mixed 382-5662 to 5669 4  
(South Korea) 35-730, 45-744 382-5730, 5744    
(South Korea) 45-747, 45-750 382-5747, 5750 4  
Deliveries as Hercules C.Mk. 4 to:
(RAF) ZH865 / ZH879 mixed 382-5408 to 5463 15 Total: 0188

HC-130J
As C-130J, "Combat King II" SAR
version for USCG and USAF.

Produced
Lockheed-Martin Marietta, Georgia (LM)

01-2001 / 01-2006
14-5791
Deivered to USCG as:
(USCG) 2001 / 2006
(USCG) 2010
mixed 382-5524 to 5542
382-5791
7  
Direct deliveries to USCG:
(USCG) 2007 / 2009 382-5764, 5766, 5774 3  
Direct deliveries to USAF:
09-0108, 09-0109 382-5633, 5634    
09-5706 / 09-5709 382-5706 / 5709    
10-5716, 10-5717 382-5716, 5717    
11-5719, 11-5725 382-5719, 5725    
11-5727 382-5727    
12-5755, 12-5765 382-5755, 5765    
12-5768, 12-5769 382-5768, 5769    
13-5773, 13-5782 382-5773, 5782    
13-5785, 13-5790 382-5785, 5790    
14-5793 382-5793 20 Total: 0030

KC-130J
As C-130J, tanker version
for USMC.
Produced

Lockheed-Martin Marietta, Georgia (LM)

BuNo.165735 / 165739 mixed 382-5488 to 5507    
BuNo.165809, 165810 382-5508, 5509    
BuNo.165957 382-5515    
BuNo.166380 / 166382 382-5516, 5527, 5528

 

 

BuNo.166472, 166473 382-5543, 5544    
BuNo.166511 / 166514 382-5553 / 5556    
BuNo.166762 / 166765 382-5562 / 5565    
BuNo.167108 / 167112 382-5577 / 5580, 5602    
BuNo.167923 / 167927 382-5590 / 5593, 5618    
BuNo.167981 / 167985 382-5617, 5603 / 5606    
BuNo.168065 / 168072 mixed 382-5644 to 5677    
BuNo.168074, 168075 382-5731, 5632    
BuNo.169018 382-5767 47  
13-5779, 13-5780
- 2 to Saudi Arabia as 3208, 3209.
382-5779, 5780 2  
(Kuwait) KAF 326 / KAF 328 382-5746, 5749, 5751 3 Total: 0052

KC-130J-30
As C-130J-30, tanker version
for USMC.
Produced

Lockheed-Martin Marietta, Georgia (LM)

BuNo.168073 382-5741 1 Total: 0001

MC-130J
As C-130J, "Combat Shadow II" Multi-
mission version. 37 factory upgraded
to AC-130J.

Produced
Lockheed-Martin Marietta, Georgia (LM)

08-5697 382-5697    
08-6201 / 08-6206 mixed 382-5680 to 5696    
09-5710, 09-5711 382-5710, 5711    
09-5713 382-5713    
09-6207 / 09-6210 382-5656 / 5659    
10-5714 382-5714    
11-5729 382-5729    
11-5731, 11-5733 382-5731, 5733    
11-5735, 11-5737 382-5735, 5737    
12-5753, 12-5757 382-5753, 5757    
12-5759 / 12-5763 382-5759 / 5763    
13-5770, 13-5778 382-5770, 5772    
13-5775 / 13-5778 382-5775 / 5778    
13-5783, 13-5786 382-5789, 5794    
14-5789, 14-5794 382-5789, 5794    
14-5795 382-5795 38 Total: 0038

WC-130J
As C-130J, weather reconn. version.
Produced

Lockheed-Martin Marietta, Georgia (LM)

96-5300 / 96-5302 382-5451 / 5453    
97-5303 / 97-5306 382-5473 / 5476    
98-5307, 98-5308 382-5486, 5487    
99-5309 382-5501

10

Total: 0010

Civil Aircraft

L-100
Civil commercial version of the C-130E.
First aircraft (civil reg. N1130E) served as
the prototype. 7 upgraded to L-100-20, 6
upgraded to L-100-30.
Produced 1963 - 1968

Lockheed Marietta, Georgia

N1130E (civil reg.) 382-3946    
civil reg. mixed 382B-4101 to 4250

22

Total: 0022

(Model 382D) L-100-10 - Proposed version based on C-130H, cancelled.

L-100-20
As L-100, 8.3ft. fuselage stretch, engine
upgrade. Designated as Model 382E
and 382F. 6 upgraded to L-100-30.
Produced 1968 - 1980
Lockheed Marietta, Georgia

civil reg. mixed 382-4299 to 4853

27

Total: 0027

L-100-30
As L-100-20, further 6.7ft. fuselage
stretch. 2 delivered as CC-130H-30
(130343, 130344) for CAF.
Produced 1970 - 1997

Lockheed Marietta, Georgia

civil reg. mixed 382G-4388 to 5320

69

Total: 0069

LM-100J
As C-130J-30, civil version.
Produced 2016 - present

Lockheed Marietta, Georgia

civil reg. 382J-

1

Total: 0001

 

Grand Total: 2521

C-130 CONVERSIONS

Military Conversions

USAF / US Navy

NC-130 2 YC-130, 1959, permanent conversions for engine tests, both later scrapped.
C-130A-II 11 C-130A, modifications for electronic reconnaissance, all later converted back.
AC-130A 18 11 C-130A / 7 JC-130A, 1967-1995, conversions as gunships.
8 aircraft with four miniguns / four cannons.
10 aircraft with two miniguns / two cannons / two Bofors 40mm cannons.
DC-130A 8 6 C-130A / 1 RC-130A / 1 C-130D, drone launch and director conversions.
2 of the C-130A's to US Navy, assigned BuNo. 158228, 158229.
GC-130A 8 C-130A, this designation applies to two different conversions:
- 2 C-130A, 1957, initial designation for drone director conversions,
  redesignated as DC-130A in 1962.
- 5 C-130A / 1 JC-130A, ground instructional conversions.
JC-130A 16 C-130A, conversions for various temporary special test duties.
(RC-130S) 2 JC-130A, 1968, prototypes with powerful mounted searchlights
for illumination of battlefield. Both later converted back.
NC-130A 5 4 C-130A / 1 JC-130A, permanent special test conversions.
TC-130A 1 C-130A(54-1632), prototype crew trainer version, later became the
first RC-130A prototype.
C-130B-II 13 C-130B, modifications for electronic reconnaissance.
(RC-130B) 13 1962, redesignation of C-130B-II, all later converted back.
GC-130B 1 C-130B, ground instructional conversions.
JC-130B 14 C-130B, conversions for various temporary special test duties.
(VC-130B) 1 JC-130B, conversion for various covert courier duties.
KC-130B 6 C-130B, 1980, 2 Indonesian / 4 Singapore aircraft modified as tankers.
NC-130B 2 1 C-130B / 1 JC-130B, permanent special test conversions. One (58-0712),
was used as a STOL prototype for the cancelled C-130C-LM.
C-130D-6 6 C-130D, 1962, conversions by removal of ski equipment.
(GC-130D-6) 2 C-130D-6, ground instructional conversions.
GC-130D 1 C-130D, ground instructional conversion.
C-130E-I 18 17 C-130E / 1 NC-130E, 1966, "Combat Talon I", covert special ops.
conversions for use in Vietnam. Unofficial designations were
C-130H(CT), HC-130E.
(MC-130E) 15 13 C-130E-I / 2 NC-130E, 1971, "Combat Talon I", upgraded engines
and equipment for various covert special ops. missions.
Further modifications with subtle differences:
10 MC-130E-C "Rivet Clamp".
4 MC-130E-S "Rivet Swap".
1 MC-130E-Y "Rivet Yank".
All redesignated solely as MC-130E in 1977.
C-130E-II 10 C-130E, 1965-1977, airborne battlefield control center conversions.
9 redesignated as EC-130E(ABCCC) in 1977.
AC-130E 11 Spectre
C-130E, 1971-1973, gunship conversions with two miniguns / four cannons.
Later with two miniguns / three cannons / one Howitzer cannon.
(AC-130H) 10 AC-130E, 1973-2015, engine upgrade to "H" standards, refuelling probe,
updated avionics / fire-control systems.
DC-130E 7 C-130E, drone launching conversions, all later converted back.
EC-130E 24 C-130E, this designation applies to five different conversions:
- 1 factory built aircraft in 1966, (USCG 1414).
- 9 C-130E-II, 1977, Airborne Battlefield Command / Control Center
  with avionics upgrades. Designated as EC-130E(ABCCC).
- 9 as electronic reconnaissance aircraft for ANG designated:
    5 EC-130E(CL) "Comfy Levi" / "Senior Scout".
    4 EC-130E(RR) "Rivet Rider" / "Commando Solo I".
- 3 as electronic intelligence gathering.
- 2 as electronic warfare aircraft used in the 1970's.
GC-130E 13 C-130E, ground instructional conversions.
JC-130E 1 C-130E, temporary conversion for tests, later converted back.
NC-130E 2 C-130E, permanent conversions for C-130E-I / MC-130E tests.
WC-130E 6 C-130E, weather reconnaissance conversions.
EC-130G 4 C-130G, 1966, airborne relay conversions with 5000ft. trailing antennae.
(TC-130G) 3 EC-130G, conversions for training.
C-130H(AEH) 8 C-130H, 1980, Airborne Emergency Hospital for Saudi Arabia.
DC-130H 1 HC-130H, 1974, conversions as drone directors.
EC-130H 22 This designation applies to three different conversions:
- 4 EC-130E(ABCCC), engine / fuel probe upgrade in 1980.
- 12 C-130H / 4 HC-130H "Compass Call" / "Rivet Fire".
- 2 EC-130H(CL) for ANG.
JC-130H 1 HC-130H, temporary conversion for satellite recovery duties.
JHC-130H 2 HC-130H, temporary conversion for aerial space capsule recovery.
NC-130H 4 1 DC-130H / 1 HC-130H / 2 JHC-130H, permanent test conversions.
TC-130H 1+ C-130H, conversions for training.
YMC-130H 1 C-130H(74-1686), 1981, prototype for MC-130H "Combat Talon II".
3 (74-1683, 74-1686, 74-2065), converted under earlier "Credible Sport"
Iranian hostage rescue program in 1980, designated as XFC-130H.
WC-130H 15 HC-130H, weather reconnaissance conversions, 8 later converted back.
AC-130J 16 Ghostrider
MC-130J, 2014-present, gunship upgrade, 30mm / 105mm cannon.
EC-130J 7 C-130J, 1999-present, factory "Commando Solo II" electronic reconn.
conversions. 3 as EC-130J(CS), 4 as EC-130J(SJ). S/n: 96-8153,
96-8154, 97-1931, 98-1932, 99-1933, 00-1934, 01-1935.
TC-130Q 3 EC-130Q, training conversions.
EC-130V 1 HC-130H, 1991, AEW&C counter-narcotics prototype for USCG.
MC-130W 12 C-130H, 2006-2012, "Combat / Dragon Spear", multi-mission conversions,
major systems / aerial refuelling upgrade.
(AC-130W) 12 Stinger II
MC-130W, 2012-present, gunship upgrade, 30mm cannon.

British RAF

Hercules C.Mk. 1K 6 C.Mk. 1, 1982, tanker with single trailing hose.
Hercules C.Mk. 1P 25 C.Mk. 1, 1982, fitted with a refuelling probe.
Hercules W.Mk. 2 1 C.Mk. 1, 1973, modified for weather research.
Hercules C.Mk. 3P 30 C.Mk. 1, 1979, 15ft. fuselage stretch, refuelling probe.
(Hercules C.Mk. 3A) 6 C.Mk. 3P, 2004, electronics upgrades for Special Forces.
Hercules C.Mk. 6 1 C.Mk. 4, upgrades.

Foreign Conversions

CC-130E 24 C-130E(RCAF), 1968, redesignation for newly formed CAF.
Assigned CAF s/n: 130305 / 130328.
The 4 RCAF C-130B's had been sold by 1968.
CC-130H 2 C-130H, CAF purchase from Abu Dhabi.
Assigned CAF s/n: 130336, 130337.
KCC-130H 5 CC-130H, CAF tanker conversions.

Civil Conversions

L-100 HTTB

1

L-100-20(c/n: 382-4412), 1984, High-Technology-Test-Bed aircraft for
testing STOL capabilities for further C-130 development, crashed 1993.

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