Project Gunship

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Lockheed AC-130 - Development - Origins
... During the Vietnam War, the C-130 Hercules was selected to replace the Douglas AC-47 Spooky gunship (Project Gunship I) in order to improve mission endurance and increase capacity to carry munitions ... JC-130A USAF 54-1626 was selected for conversion into the prototype AC-130A gunship (Project Gunship II) ... The AC-130 was later supplemented by the AC-119 Shadow (Project Gunship III), which later proved to be underpowered ...
Fairchild AC-119 - Design and Development
... By late 1967, the idea of the fixed-wing gunship had been proven so successful that the United States Air Force was having a difficult time keeping up with demand ... The newer AC-130s that had been created under Project Gunship II were effective, but were being mostly used for interdiction of the Ho Chi Minh trail ... The Air Force desperately needed a new gunship to replace the vulnerable and underpowered AC-47 in the close air support role (CAS), as well as supplementing the AC-130 in ...
Douglas AC-47 Spooky - Operational History - United States Air Force
... In August 1964, years of fixed wing gunship experimentation reached a new peak with Project Tailchaser under the direction of Capt ... test using the C-131 and revived the side-firing gunship program ... Terry's team under Project Gunship and converted to a similar standard as the Project Tailchaser aircraft, armed with three Miniguns ...

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