£369 million MOD Hercules support deal sustains 1,200 UK jobs

HERCULESThe Ministry of Defence has agreed a £369 million deal for the continued in-service support of… More information

RAF Force Protection Team Provides Peace of Mind

FORCE PROTECTIONWhen planning a flight in to an operational theatre, the crews of the Royal Air Force’s C-130J Hercules have plenty to think about; be it their route, the… More information

RAF Hercules Returns From Earthquake-Hit Nepal

HERCULESA Royal Air Force C130J Hercules aircraft sent to assist the people of Nepal affected by a devastating earthquake has returned to RAF Brize Norton after… More information

RAF Hercules get extended-range upgrade

HERCULESSeveral of the Royal Air Force’s Lockheed Martin C-130J tactical transports have been upgraded for extended-range operations, the UK Ministry of Defence says… More information

“It is an absolutely amazing thing the RAF has arranged”

RAFOn Monday morning one of the RAF’s C-130J Hercules aircraft, captained by Sqn Ldr Philps, took off from its home at RAF Brize Norton and headed to Newquay International Airport where it picked up 14 year old Garvey Evans who is recovering from a… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

RAF Hercules Delivers 200 tonnes of Humanitarian Aid in 10 days

HERCULESRAF C130 Hercules, call-sign “Pag-asa 47” or “there is still hope” in Filipino, has delivered 200 tonnes of essential humanitarian aid across the Philippines in just 10 days. Since the small team of Hercules aircrew and… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

RAF crew saves crashed pilots in the Philippines

PHILIPPINESA RAF C-130 Hercules crew delivering aid in the Philippines have helped save 2 helicopter pilots who crashed into the sea off Manila. Having already completed two… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

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