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The Air Force is about to slap a frickin’ laser beam on its deadliest gunship
Putting the "kill" in kilowatt
AC-130 gunship crew awarded Distinguished Flying Cross for saving 88 lives during Afghanistan battle
“I always say gunships are a team sport; you really can’t do something like this without a great team."
AFSOC to finally mount a laser weapon on an AC-130 gunship
After years of funding woes, Air Force Special Operations Command is on track to fire a high-powered laser weapon from an AC-130 gunship sometime in fiscal year 2022
The Air Force’s upgraded AC-130 gunship is working overtime in Afghanistan
It's been just over four months since the Air Force's AC-130J Ghostrider kicked off combat missions in the skies above Afghanistan, and the aircraft that the service once described as "the ultimate battle plane" and "a bomb truck with guns on it" is already bringing the pain on a daily basis
The Air Force’s newest gunship is officially here to f*ck up your day
Brace yourselves: the Air Force's newest gunship is officially on the prowl downrange
Air Force On The New AC-130 Gunship: ‘That’s The Sound America Makes When She’s Angry’
The AC-130J Ghostrider ground-attack aircraft has picked up several different unofficial moinikers in the five years the Air Force Special...
The Air Force’s Futuristic Laser Cannon May Never Get Off The Ground
Air Force Special Operations Command has been itching to add a frickin’ laser beam to the already-brimming arsenal of its...
The Air Force’s ‘Ultimate Battle Plane’ Is Approaching Initial Operating Capability
The AC-130J Ghostrider, the next-generation gunship the Air Force once dubbed its “ultimate battle plane” and “a bomb truck with...