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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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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.