550th SPECIAL OPERATIONS SQUADRON (SOS)
The mission of the MC-130E Combat Talon I and MC-130H Combat Talon II is to provide global, day, night and adverse weather capability to airdrop and airland personnel and equipment in support of U.S. and allied special operations forces. These aircraft are equipped with in-flight refueling equipment, terrain-following, terrain-avoidance radar, an inertial and global positioning satellite navigation system, and a high-speed aerial delivery system. All twenty-four aircraft have been delivered.
By kjfitz @ 2006-04-07 17:13:47