By July 2021, 450 of the J-version had been delivered to customers in 22 countries.
The C-130J-30 is a stretched version of the C-130J, a proven, highly reliable and affordable airlifter. The fuselage is lengthened by 4,6m, increasing the usable space (two more pallets of equipment) in the cargo compartment. It can carry max. 128 troops at a distance of 4.200km.