The C-130 Hercules is a average weight cardinal carriage aircraft, by the American aggregation Lockheed for the US Air Force (USAF). The hercules was distinctively developed for the carriage of (airborne) troops and cargo. It can bead the troops and/or burden application a backwards burden aperture which can be opened in-flight. The C-130 Hercules has a abbreviate adequacy to booty of and land, alike after a paved runway.
The aeroplane is in abounding versions. The accepted adaptation is to carriage troops and burden and can fly in war environments. There is additionally a adaptation for cyberbanking warfare; EC-130, an air-to-ground advance version; AC-130 and lots of added versions. The aboriginal accustomed (transport) adaptation was the C-130A. The newest carriage adaptation is the C-130J SUper Hercules which can carriage 128 aerial troops. The newest adaptation is the C-130U and alone in account with the USAF.