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AC-130 spectre gunship firing flares while using cannons and guns against ground targets.
i. A specially designed helicopter with a wide range of armament and some armor protection.
ii. Transport aircraft fitted with, or equipped with, guns for use against ground targets.
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October 8, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan rebels claimed their forces repulsed attempts by government forces to retake the main airstrip in Waat, Bieh state using helicopter gunships and ground troops on Sunday.
For anybody who doesn't get chance to see the apache gunships before they leave the region, there could be another rotary-winged heavyweight in the North Wales skies towards the end of August, with a possible visit from the Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF).
The PID and weapons effect weakness cannot be resolved until we break our paradigm and focus our procurement on a glaring gap in our ability to provide gunship effect on a large scale to the joint force on today and tomorrow's battlefield.
radio that needs to talk a long distance and send video, and it has all got to kind of fit in this tube and integrate with the gunship.
We were able to bring both the A-10s and the Spectre gunship to bear in a devastating manner" to aid in the assault on al-Hawl, Warren said, according to a Military.
The Russian ministry said the Mi-28 helicopter gunship was part of a flight of helicopters performing aerobatics at the Dubrovichi firing range in Ryazan region, about 170 kilometres (105 miles) south-east of Moscow, when it crashed yesterday.
The operation extended beyond Datta Khel, one of safest sanctuaries of militants; in latest action on Wednesday the gunship helicopters shelled the hideouts and killed 12 militants near Datta Khel.
ATK (NYSE: ATK), in conjunction with King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB), said it has delivered the first modified CASA-235 light gunship aircraft to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Special-mission C-130s including MC-130 bespoke cargo planes and AC-130 gunships are some of SOCOM's major procurement programs.
A STRICKEN Syrian gunship plunges from the sky in flames on to the streets of Damascus yesterday after a rebel "revenge attack".
A FLAMING Syrian gunship crashed into the streets of Damascus yesterday in what rebels claimed was a revenge attack.
They said that an Israeli gunship fired three missiles at the area, causing at least two injuries.