The following picture, was taken on Jun. 27, when pararescuemen with the 306th Rescue Squadron conducted training jumps from an HC-130P at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, to maintain readiness for real world scenarios.
On the same day, the 79th Rescue Squadron’s HC-130 proved its flexibility, by performing HAAR (Helicopter Air-to-Air Refueling) with both the the HC-130P and the new HC-130J on which the unit has begun the transition in order to enhance its rescue mission capabilities.
Image credit: U.S. Air Force
- Photo: Pararescueman (with swim fins) jumps from a HC-130P/N King during a special rescue demo (theaviationist.com)