The Air National Guard continues to operate legacy C-130H Hercules aircraft, while procuring C-130J Super Hercules aircraft through Congressional appropriations.
Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Department of Defense (DoD) appropriations legislation provides:
- $338.0 million for 4 C-130J Super Hercules aircraft for the Air National Guard*
- $186.0 million for continued C-130H modernization for the Air Force, including $79.0 million for engine upgrades and $55.0 million for propeller replacements
*Impacted by DoD reprogramming $3.8 billion in FY20 appropriations