Accession Number : ADA122538

Title :   Development and Employment of Fixed-Wing Gunships 1962-1972

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF AIR FORCE HISTORY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Ballard, Jack S.

PDF Url : ADA122538

Report Date : 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 341

Abstract : Contents: Chapters--I. Origin and Early Development; II. Gunship I(AC-47); III. Gunship II (AC-130); IV. Advanced AC-130 Gunships; V. Gunship III (AC-119G/K); VI. Commando Hunt VII and the Enemy's 1972 Offensive-The Final Major American Combat Challenge; VII. Aftermath-Expansion in the Employment of Gunships; Appendices--1. Gunship Types: Components and Characteristics; 2. Credible Chase Aircraft and Test Items.

Descriptors :   *FIXED WING AIRCRAFT, *GUNSHIPS, DEPLOYMENT, OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS, HISTORY, FIREPOWER, SOUTHEAST ASIA, COMBAT EFFECTIVENESS, TEST AND EVALUATION, TACTICAL AIR SUPPORT

Subject Categories : Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE