|Object type||Colour - Digital file JPEG|
|Maker||Fletcher, Nick (Photographer)|
|Place made||United Arab Emirates: Dubai, Al Minhad Air Base|
|Date made||22 October 2009|
A C-130J Hercules (A97-450) on the runway at Al Minhad Air Base. This photograph was taken by Nick Fletcher, Australian War Memorial Senior Curator of Military Heraldry and Technology, as part of the Memorial's Curators in the Field programme. Nick travelled to Afghanistan with the Australian Defence Force in October 2009, together with official war artist Shaun Gladwell.