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AC-130 105 mm howitzer Gunship Cannons & Gatling Gun in action

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AC-130 105 mm howitzer Gunship Cannons & Gatling Gun in action. Here is a video of AC-130 105 mm howitzer Gunship Cannons & Gatling Gun in action

 

The Lockheed AC-130 gunship is a heavily armed, long-endurance ground-attack variant of the C-130 Hercules

Ac-130 Variants

  • AC-130A Spectre
  • AC-130E Spectre
  • AC-130H Spectre
  • AC-130U Spooky
  • AC-130J Ghostrider
  • AC-130W Stinger II

 

Readmore: Deadliest Aircraft in the US Air Force: The AC-130 Spectre Gunship

Armament Of AC-130

  • 20 mm M61 Vulcan cannon
  • 25 mm GAU-12/U Equalizer 5-barreled Gatling cannon
  • 30 mm ATK GAU-23/A autocannon
  • 40 mm  L/60 Bofors cannon
  • 105 mm  M102 howitzer
  • Gunslinger weapons system with launch tube for AGM-176 Griffin missiles
  • GBU-44/B Viper Strike munitions (10 round magazines)
  • Wing mounted, AGM-114 Hellfire missiles

Readmore: Here’s Why the C-130 Is Such a Badass Plane

Facts About the AC-130 Gunship

  • AC-130 costs between $130 to $190 million
  • Soon Ac-130 is Getting Laser Guns and Drones (AC-130 will be equipped with laser canon and air-launched drones).
  • More Than a Dozen Crew is required to operate AC-130
  • AC-130 is  Developed During the Vietnam War

 
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