Saudi plans to convert C-130s into reconaissance aircraft

The Saudi Ministry of Defense is said to be looking to strengthen the Royal Saudi Air Force’s (RSAF) maritime surveillance capabilities.

In this regard, there is talk the Saudi Defense Ministry has decided to convert a number of US-made C-130 Hercules transport aircraft into maritime reconnaissance aircraft.

How many C-130 aircraft will be converted?

Which companies is Saudi Arabia planning to contact in this regard?

Tactical Report answers these questions and more in the following 278-word report.

[Briefly reproduced in TR Weekly 28/33 – August 13, 2021]

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