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Features That Makes The AC-130 Gunship An Effective Attack Aircraft

The Lockheed AC-130 gunship is a heavily armed, ground-attack aircraft that is capable of long endurance flights. However, unlike modern military aircraft, it depends on visual targeting and this is simply because it operates at a low altitude of about 7,000ft which makes it very easy to target by enemies.

  3 months ago ago
Features That Makes The AC-130 Gunship An Effective Attack Aircraft

MILITARY

United States AC-130 Gunship: The Nightmare Of ISIL And Every United State Enemy.

The Lockheed AC-130 gunship is a heavily armed, long endurance, ground attack variant of the C-130 Hercules, transport fixed wing aircraft. Image source: Pinterest. C-130 Hercules: Image source: Pinterest. It was manufactured by Lockheed for the United State Air Force. The airframe is manufactured by Lockheed Martin while Boeing is responsible for the conversion into a gunship and for aircraft support. The United States Air Force uses the AC-130 for close air support, air interdiction and force protection. Close

  11 months ago ago
United States AC-130 Gunship: The Nightmare Of ISIL And Every United State Enemy.