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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

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Today's Headlines: 17 Dead & 40 Rescued In Plane Crash, Bandits Kill Abductees In Kaduna -Government

17 Dead & 40 Rescued In Plane Crash. Photo Credit: Punch At least 17 people were killed and 40 injured when a Philippine military aircraft carrying troops crashed after missing the runway in the country’s south, officials said. Ninety-two people, most of them army personnel, were on board the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft when the accident happened as it tried to land on Jolo island in Sulu province around midday, Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said in a statement.

  6 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: 17 Dead & 40 Rescued In Plane Crash, Bandits Kill Abductees In Kaduna -Government

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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.

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What you need to know about Nigerian Air Force C-130H Hercules military transport aircraft

The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin).

  10 months ago ago
What you need to know about Nigerian Air Force C-130H Hercules military transport aircraft

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Today's Headlines: Another Military Aircraft Crashes, Babies Abducted As Bandits Raid Hospital

Another Military Aircraft Crashes A Philippine military aircraft carrying troops have crashed after missing the runway in the country’s south. At least 17 people were killed and 40 injured after the crash. Ninety-two people were on board the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft when the accident happened as it tried to land on Jolo island in Sulu province around midday.

  6 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Another Military Aircraft Crashes, Babies Abducted As Bandits Raid Hospital

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Plane dissapear with 38 people on board

Military plane with 38 people on board has disappeared en route to Antarctica, Chile’s Air Force has said. The C-130 Hercules transport aircraft took off from Punta Arenas at 16:55 local time (19:55 GMT), and operators lost contact at 18:13 (21:13). Those missing include 17 crew and 21 passengers. They were travelling to provide logistical support to a military base on Antarctica’s King George Island. A search-and-rescue mission is under way. Air Force Gen Eduardo Mosqueira told local media that the pla

  2 years ago ago
Plane dissapear with 38 people on board

SOCIETY NEWS

Chilean Plane Vanishes With 38 Passengers Onboard

According to Chile’s air force a military plane with 38 people on board has disappeared en route to Antarctica. The C-130 Hercules transport aircraft was carrying 17 crew members and 21 other passengers when it disappeared about 450 miles into a 770-mile journey from Chile’s capital Santiago to a military base on Antarctica’s King George Island. General Francisco Torres said the following in a televised press conference “The plane is presumed to have crashed, given that the amount of fuel and the pl

  2 years ago ago
Chilean Plane Vanishes With 38 Passengers Onboard

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Tragedy Hits 38 Families As Air Force Plane Carrying Family Members Goes Missing See Details

A military plane with 38 people on board has disappeared en route to Antarctica, Chile's air force says. They were travelling to provide logistical support to a military base on Antarctica's King George Island. A search-and-rescue mission is under way. The C-130 Hercules transport aircraft took off from Punta Arenas at 16:55 local time, and operators lost contact at 18:13pm. Those missing include 17 crew and 21 passengers. Air Force Gen Eduardo Mosqueira said to local media that the plane did not activate a

  2 years ago ago
Tragedy Hits 38 Families As Air Force Plane Carrying Family Members Goes Missing See Details

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Military plane with 38 on board disappears

A Chilean military plane with 38 on board has disappeared en route to Antarctica. BBC reports that the country Air Force, in a statement, said the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft took off from Punta Arenas on Monday at 16:55 local time (19:55 GMT), and operators lost contact soon after 18:00 (21:00) It added that the plane was around 450 miles into its 770-mile journey when contact was lost. A search and rescue operation is under way to recover the plane. Among the missing are 17 crew members and 21 passe

  2 years ago ago
Military plane with 38 on board disappears