posted on Nov, 6 2010 @ 12:52 AM
Found more info at herkybirds.com:
382 162-1857 C130E Flying 16SOW was EC130E
So it was a EC130E (modified C-130 Hercules used to conduct psychological operations (PSYOP) and civil affairs broadcast missions in the standard AM,
FM, HF, TV and military communications bands) and was converted to a C130E.
"The 1st SOW (was 16SOW until Nov. 2006) mission focus is unconventional warfare: counter-terrorism, combat search and rescue, personnel recovery,
psychological operations, aviation assistance to developing nations, "deep battlefield" resupply, interdiction and close air support. The wing has
units located at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, and Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada
FURTHERMORE - the guys on this forum:
state that this Herc was one of 4 involved in the failed Iran hostage rescue mission, Operation Eagle Claw:
Who cares? Dunno, I for one just find it interesting.
edit on 6-11-2010 by FosterVS because: (no reason given)