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105mm loaded on AC-130J

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- 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)