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A gunship is a military aircraft armed with heavy guns, primarily intended for attacking ground targets.. In modern usage the term "gunship" refers to fixed-wing aircraft aircraft having laterally-mounted heavy armaments (i.e. firing to the side) to attack ground or sea targets. These gunships were configured to circle the target instead of performing strafing runs.
A gunboat is a naval watercraft designed for the express purpose of carrying one or more guns to bombard coastal targets, as opposed to those military craft designed for naval warfare, or for ferrying troops or supplies.
Spectre-Association: Home of the AC-130 Spectre Gunships. Spectre had its beginning when operational testing of a C-130 as a gunship was conducted at Eglin AFB FL from June through September of 1967.
Another Sad News... Rose Bivens (wife of Dennis Bivens) passed away Saturday Aug 4, 2018 after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke. Rose was always a wonderful friend of Spectre and always shared her warm smile and friendship to all Spectres at the annual reunions and events.
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AC-130H Spectre AC-130U Spooky. The AC-130H Spectre gunship's primary missions are close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. Other missions include perimeter and point defense, escort, landing, drop and extraction zone support, forward air control, limited command and control, and combat search and rescue.
A pair of Thunderhawk gunships of the Dark Angels Chapter in flight. The Thunderhawk gunship is amongst the most advanced and technologically sophisticated machines in use by the Imperium.Each and every Thunderhawk is packed with advanced targeting, sensory, communication, avionics, and navigational equipment, all of which is protected by its thick hull.
The AC-130 gunship is a devastating display of force and firepower. Through the years, the aircraft has been equipped with an array of side-fired canons, howitzers, mini-guns, wing mounted missil...
At present, Turkey’s attack helicopter fleet is made of its 6 remaining AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopters, and about 20-23 earlier model AH-1 Cobras.
The largest gun attached to any warplane in the world belongs to the new AC-130W Stinger II flying gunship. Its M102 howitzer can fire 105mm high-explosive shells at targets on the ground at a ...