Ac-130h/U Gunship (Xtreme Military Aircraft) (Library Binding)

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This title explores the development and use of the AC-130H/U Gunship. Readers will follow the history of the aircraft and learn about its military and performance specifications, as well as its advantages in the field. Features such as side-firing weapons, sophisticated television and infrared sensors, navigation and fire control systems and synthetic aperture strike radar are detailed. Readers will learn about the AC-130's navigational devices, which include inertial navigation systems and global positioning systems. Readers will discover the aircraft's operational use in the Vietnam War, Operation Urgent Fury, and Operation Desert Storm and learn about its weapon systems including cannons and autocannons. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781617836862
ISBN-10: 1617836869
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication Date: January 1st, 2013
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Xtreme Military Aircraft

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