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Aerospace propulsion technicians with the 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conducted maintenance on an AC-130U Spooky gunship here, July 6, 2017. Aerospace propulsion technicians test, maintain and repair AC-130U engines, preparing them to execute the mission any time, any place. The AC-130U is one of the Air Force’s premiere multi-role aircraft. It is used for missions such as close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) 1st SOAMXS keeps AC-130U Spooky gunships ready to fly any time, any place
Aerospace propulsion technicians with the 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conducted maintenance on an AC-130U Spooky gunship here, July 6. Aerospace propulsion technicians test, maintain and repair AC-130U engines, preparing them to execute the mission any time, any place. The AC-130U is one of the Air Force’s premiere
0 7/06
2017
Staff Sgt. Alex Almarales, a special missions aviator with the 4th Special Operations Squadron, conducts preflight inspections of an AC-130U Spooky gunship at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 17, 2017. The AC-130U gunship’s primary missions are close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) 4th SOS aircrew fire for readiness
Air Commandos with the 4th Special Operations Squadron conducted a live-fire training mission in an AC-130U Spooky gunship at the Eglin Range, Fla., April 17. The AC-130U gunship’s primary missions are close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. The AC-130U is equipped with a 25mm Gatling gun, 40mm and 105mm canons, and can take
0 4/18
2017
The AC-130J Ghostrider gunship is a highly modified C-130J aircraft, and fourth generation gunship that contains advanced features. The primary missions of the AC-130J are close-air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. The close-air-support missions include troops in contact, convoy escort and point-air defense. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac O. Guest IV) 105mm loaded on AC-130J
The AC-130J Ghostrider gunship is a highly modified C-130J aircraft, and fourth generation gunship that contains advanced features. The primary missions of the AC-130J are close-air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. The close-air-support missions include troops in contact, convoy escort and point-air defense. (U.S. Air Force photo
0 9/13
2016
An MC-130J Commando II lands on the flightline at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 11, 2016. This aircraft is scheduled to be modified into an AC-130J Ghostrider gunshipin the coming months. The Ghostrider’s primary missions are close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kentavist Brackin) 1 SOW Commander brings in the new J
An MC-130J Commando II lands on the flightline at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 11, 2016. This aircraft is scheduled to be modified into an AC-130J Ghostrider gunshipin the coming months. The Ghostrider’s primary missions are close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kentavist Brackin)
0 8/16
2016
Air Commandos from the 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit prepare for a foreign object debris walk at Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 20, 2016. Performing a FOD walk ensures no debris is on the flightline that could cause damage to aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Dennis Spain)
Air Commandos arm a C-130
Air Commandos from the 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit perform a foreign object debris walk at Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 20, 2016. Performing a FOD walk ensures no debris is on the flightline that could cause damage to aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Dennis Spain)
0 8/01
2016
An AC-130J Ghostrider gunship, Block 20 model, arrives at Hurlburt Field, Fla., for the first time July 18, 2016. This aircraft is the first of 21 AC-130Js with the 105mm canon modification scheduled to be delivered here. The AC-130J Ghostrider's primary missions are close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson) Hurlburt’s second J-model gunship arrives
An AC-130J Ghostrider gunship, Block 20 model, arrives at Hurlburt Field, Fla., for the first time July 18, 2016. This aircraft is the first of 21 AC-130Js with the 105mm canon modification scheduled to be delivered here. The AC-130J Ghostrider's primary missions are close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. (U.S. Air Force
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2016
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