103 Squadron (Israel)

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103 Squadron
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Country  Israel
Allegiance  Israeli Air Force
Branch Air Force
Size Squadron
Garrison/HQ Nevatim Airbase
Nickname(s) Elephants Squadron
Aircraft flown
Transport C-130J Super Hercules
C-130E & KC-130H

The 103 Squadron of the Israeli Air Force, also known as the Elephants Squadron, is a C-130J Super Hercules squadron based at Nevatim Airbase.[1] The Squadron formerly operated the C-130E and KC-130H models of the Hercules.[2]


  1. ^ Tazpit News Agency (April 10, 2015). "IAF welcomes Super Hercules aircraft". Ynet News. Retrieved July 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ "103 Squadron - The Elephants". Globalsecurity.org. Archived from the original on 18 January 2009. Retrieved 2008-12-14.