KC-130J Harvest HAWK


U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 252, fire AGM-114 Hellfire missiles and AGM-176 Griffin missiles near Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, Aug. 31, 2022.

VMGR-252 trained in close-air support by using the Harvest Hercules Airborne Weapons Kit.

VMGR-252 is a subordinate unit of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, the aviation combat element of II Marine Expeditionary Force.


Video by Lance Cpl. Christian Cortez 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing

For our interview with KC-130J Harvest Hawk operator, see the following:

Operating the Harvest Hawk: Shifting the Operational Context and Next Steps