|A C-130 similar to this one, can be modified for reconnaissance
|Military reconnaissance aircraft
|United States Air Force
|Lockheed C-130 Hercules
The Lockheed RC-130 Hercules are retired variants of the C-130 Hercules, designed for photographic or electronic reconnaissance missions.
On 2 September 1958, C-130A-II 56-0528 was shot down after it intruded into Soviet airspace during a reconnaissance mission along the Turkish-Armenian border.