Video of the AC-130 Spectre in action over Afghanistan. There is footage showing the firepower this aircraft has. Its amazing to watch. There is gun footage, then also footage of the aircraft releasing the flares that form the famous angel pattern.
The gunship's sole user is the United States Air Force, which uses AC-130H Spectre, AC-130U Spooky, AC-130J Ghostrider, and AC-130W Stinger II variants for close air support, air interdiction and force protection. Close air support roles include supporting ground troops, escorting convoys, and flying urban operations. Air interdiction missions are conducted against planned targets and targets of opportunity. The gunship squadrons are part of the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), a component of the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM).
FIREPOWER at its best! It is equipped with:
2× 20 mm M61 Vulcan cannon
1× 40 mm (1.58 in) L/60 Bofors cannon
1× 105 mm (4.13 in) M102 howitzer
The Lockheed AC-130 gunship is a heavily armed ground-attack aircraft variant of the C-130 Hercules transport plane. Wikipedia
Range: 2,529 miles (4,070 km)
Top speed: 299 mph (482 km/h)
Wingspan: 133' (40 m)
Length: 98' (30 m)
Like us on Facebook at "US Military" - https://www.facebook.com/MilitaryVids
Follow us on Twitter at @3rdID8487
Subscribe for frequent new videos. E-mail comments to 3rdID8487@gmail.com
Member of the Scale Lab YouTube Affiliate Group! ATTENTION!! We are moving! Because of YouTube's new policy against military related videos and on where advertisers are allowed to put their Ads, we must move our videos.
Join us at our new home! WWW.USMILITARYVIDEOS.NET! You will find videos and photos not found here on YouTube!! Plus forums to discuss all things military related! You can even post your thoughts there! Plus Sports, Outdoors, Snipers Hide, Shooting, Hunting and Fishing pages!
Questions or comments email email@example.com Want to win $5000 worth of ammo!?!?!? Thought that would get your attention!
Here at US Military Videos & Photos we have partnered with USCCA (United States Concealed Carry Association) to bring you this great chance at some great benefits! Our founder and owner, Chris Wagoner, is a life member of USCCA and believes in it completely! Why listen to him you say? Because he is a 33 year+ cop and police firearms instructor. He knows firearms!
USCCA is a great association that is designed to protect and educate the armed citizen! If you are thinking of carrying a firearm for self-protection, already carry one, have firearms in your home or know someone that does, this is for you!
USCCA provides education through its training courses, DVD’s and books. Online resources are first class and very well done. The USCCA magazine “Concealed Carry” is full of great tips, gear reviews, and legal information every responsible gun owner should know. If that was all they did that would be enough to check them out, but what is one of the best benefits is that they will provide legal protection for you if you are involved in that life and death incident where you use your firearm for self-defense! That’s right they have insurance for your firearms and also will provide legal counsel if you need them because of a shooting incident. That alone is worth the membership fees! The piece of mind of knowing you are protected by USCCA in that time of chaos and emotional turmoil is worth it.
So what do you have to do to get in on this $5000 ammo give away and check out the fantastic benefits of USCCA?
Just click here - http://goo.gl/mMwJWd . Did we mention there would be 5 winners not just 1? 120,000 members can’t be wrong. We are moving! Come join us!!
Join us at our new home! www.usmilitaryvideos.net! You will find videos and photos not found here on YouTube or elsewhere!! Plus forums to discuss all things military related! You can even post your thoughts there! We have become part of the www.Scout.com network and they have everything from sports to firearms to of course Military related items and great premium content for everyone!!