Defence Notes

Farnborough 2012: AFSOC begins gunship conversions

9th July 2012 - 06:00 GMT | by Andrew White in Washington, DC


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The US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) has begun the process of upgrading 16 MC-130J aircraft into AC-130J platforms with 'precision strike' packages for close air support, officials at Lockheed Martin have confirmed.

According to Jim Grant, VP for new business, air mobility, SOF & maritime programmes at Lockheed ...

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