AC-130U

AFSOC receives 31st and final AC-130J Ghostrider gunship

AFSOC receives 31st and final AC-130J Ghostrider gunship

AFSOC received its 31st and final AC-130J Ghostrider, completing the command’s transition from the legacy AC-130W, AC-130U and AC-130H fleets.… Read More

1 year ago

AC-130U Gunship Crew receives 14 Medals for 9-hour long CAS Mission over Afghanistan to allow rescue of 15 wounded soldiers

The enemy was not able to get a single shot off at the MEDEVAC helicopters, due to the precise airpower… Read More

4 years ago

Impressive Video shows AC-130J Ghostrider Gunship Simulating Airstrikes during Ex. Emerald Warrior 20-1

During Emerald Warrior 20-1 USAF Special Tactics operators worked with French JTACs to direct AC-130J Ghostrider simulated airstrikes at Grayling… Read More

4 years ago

Last Armed AC-130U Spooky Gunship Retired to 309 AMARG

AC-130U gunship, tail number 513 was the last Spooky with its guns still installed and one of the very last… Read More

5 years ago

USAF retires AC-130U that sank Iraqi patrol boat during Operation Iraqi Freedom

The AC-130U had the honor of being “the first Air Force aircrew and aircraft to sink a maritime combat surface… Read More

6 years ago

HERE’S HOW AN AC-130U GUNSHIP AIRCREW SAVED 50 FRIENDLY SOLDIERS BY FIRING SEVERAL BURSTS WITHIN 10 METERS OF THEM

The firepower necessary to deter the enemy required the crew to exceed cooling requirements on the 105 mm Howitzer cannon,… Read More

7 years ago