Latest "AC-130" stories
Adversaries in Syria are attempting to use aggressive electronic warfare capabilities to disable the Air Force's gunships.
As the Air Force’s wars have shifted, the burden of deployments is increasingly falling on a specialized, in-demand cadre of crucial airmen.
For about 50 years, versions of the aircraft, known as the “Angel of Death” for its lethality, have been providing close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance to troops throughout the world.
By Ken Chamberlain