Pararescuemen training jumps from U.S. Air Force HC-130s

Jul 01 2012 - Leave a Comment

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