Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 gunships

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Sun. January 27, 2019

-
The air show also featured the Ka-52K Katran ship-based reconnaissance and combat helicopters, Ka-27 and Ka-29 antisubmarine warfare helicopters, as well as Mi-8 transport and attack gunships and Mi-24VP attack helicopters. Overall, the naval parade involved about 50 warships and submarines, ...
On Thursday April 19, the Department of State of the United States approved the sale of eight MH-60R helicopters to Mexico, worth 1.2 billion dollars, including spare parts and ammunition, in an operation that according to US State Department release will serve to “improve the safety of a strategic regional ...

Adversaries in Syria are attempting to use aggressive electronic warfare capabilities to disable AC-130 gunships, the head of U.S. Special Operations Command said at a conference last week. Army Gen. Tony Thomas, commander of SOCOM, said at the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation's GEOINT ...
The head of the U.S. Special Operations Command says unspecified opponents in Syria, almost certainly Russian or Russian-support forces, have reportedly launched electronic warfare attacks against U.S. Air Force AC-130 gunships operating in the country, as well as other communications links. This is ...
The Ku-band satcom section only mentions the MQ-1 Predator, MQ-1C Gray Eagle, and MQ-9 Reaper drones, despite many more aircraft, such as AC-130 gunships and MC-130 special operations transports, having this type of connectivity. The RQ-170 is also missing, but this is unsurprising as it is not ...
World of Gunships boasts full 3D graphics, detailed helicopter models and some pretty maps to fly around. You'll see the action unfold in third-person, so you won't be staring at the cockpit worrying about what all the switches and buttons do. The head-up display features fuel and speed gauges on the left; ...

Air Force Special Operations Command has been itching to add a frickin' laser beam to the already-brimming arsenal of its AC-130J Ghostrider gunships. But plans for a high-powered add-on to the Air Force's “ultimate battle plane” may have hit a significant obstacle. The program is currently $58 million ...
Air Force Special Operations Command has been itching to add a frickin' laser beam to the already-brimming arsenal of its AC-130J Ghostrider gunships. But plans for a high-powered add-on to the Air Force's “ultimate battle plane” may have hit a significant obstacle. The program is currently $58 million ...
Srinagar: In the ongoing Kulgam gunfight, the army has used helicopter gunships against the militants who are trapped in a house in the area. An eye witness told the Greater Kashmir that helicopter gunships were used to fire at the house where militants are trapped. “Huge blasts were heard after ...
India has agreed to underwrite the sale of four refurbished Mi-24 helicopters from Belarus to Afghanistan last month, the Afghan Ambassador to India, Shaida Mohammed Abdali, said in an interview with Hindustan Times in late March. “We recently were able to sign a trilateral MoU…India will be paying for ...
And if I cannot use the gunships, the helicopters, then I might as well surrender this government to them," Duterte said in Manila. "I do not question your logic. Your logic is your logic. My logic is mine. It's based on the reality on the ground. So henceforth, this is a direct order to the commander in chief of the ...
I'd use gunships to stop migrants”, went on to describe migrants trying to access Britain from Calais as a “plague of feral humans.” Hopkins rose to fame on the reality TV show The Apprentice before enhancing her profile on I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here and Celebrity Big Brother. In recent years, she ...
Since Palestine has no active airport, Modi flew in from Amman aboard a helicopter loaned by the Jordanian government and escorted by Israeli helicopter gunships to the Palestinian capital. On his arrival, Modi laid a wreath at the memorial of former Palestine Liberation Organisation leader and president ...
The U.S.-led coalition responded with "AC-130 gunships, F-15s, F-22s, Army Apache helicopter gunships and Marine Corps artillery," according to Fox News reporter Lucas Tomlinson. CNN also reported that HIMARS and MQ-9 drones were used in the attack. "Along with ground based fire support, these ...
US strike fighters, Hercules AC-130 fire-support aircraft, Apache helicopter gunships and Marine Corps heavy artillery all opened fire to defend the site situated in Deir al-Zor province, about eight kilometres east of the Euphrates River. The river is an agreed demarcation line for Coalition and Russian and ...
Members of the Iraqi forces and the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation units) ride on infanty-fighting vehicles (IFV) near theIraqi-Syrian border. (AFP Photo). RAMADI, Iraq, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- Eight people were killed mistakenly and 10 wounded Saturday when a U.S. and Iraqi joint force clashed with ...
The U.S. Air Force says the first of its newest AC-130J Ghostrider gunships are ready for combat, just as soon as they can train enough crews to fly them. A new report from Pentagon's top testing office says that while that assessment might be technically true, the aircraft's 30mm and 105mm guns continue to ...

The security forces discharged live bullets and tear gas into the festival goers in the town of Bishoftu leading to several deaths. Human rights groups also accused Addis Ababa of using helicopter gunships – a claim the regime flatly denied. Activists and rights groups say over 700 people died as a result ...
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- At least seven Taliban militants were killed and 16 others wounded during two separate airstrikes conducted against Taliban hideouts in Kunduz and neighboring Baghlan provinces, north of Afghanistan on Monday night, local officials said Tuesday. "Air forces ...
'This would be a great victory for the people of this country, because this vile bigot has had too much air time and needs taking down a peg or two.' In 2015, following harrowing reports of migrant deaths at sea, Ms Hopkins wrote a column with the title, 'Rescue boats? I'd use gunships to stop migrants'.
I'd use gunships to stop migrants'. Mr Walker, who hopes to raise the £950k to buy the property in St Leonards, Exeter outright, posted on Gofundme: "We all know Hopkins's disgusting views on immigrants and refugees, so the plan my good people, is to buy Katie Hopkins family home and use it to either ...
And though the US says it will delay its yearly military exercises with South Korea until the end of the Paralympics in March, it has elsewhere trained for scenarios that seem tailor-made for fighting North Korea. The New York Times reports that 48 Apache gunships and Chinook helicopters last month trained ...
“Section 217 Sub Section 2b of the Constitution of Nigeria 1999 as amended, assigned the role of protecting Nigeria's sovereignty and integrity by air on the Nigerian Air Force. “To discharge this responsibility, Nigerian Air Force relies on air assets fighter aircraft, helicopter gunships and other platforms to ...
Much like its mobile and PC-based predecessor, Dustoff Heli Rescue 2 is arcade-style helicopter sim that sees you moving left and right across a 2.5D plane in a variety of customisable whirly birds. Only three of this skyward machines were available in the first game, which increases to a much more ...
The immersive 2-player co-op VR shooter puts players in control of a massive gunships armaments, able to rain destruction down on enemies with a selection of weaponry. As the gameplay video below highlights, as players fly through the level they'll face an onslaught of ground and aerial enemies.
Fort Bragg in North Carolina last month saw a mix of 48 Apache gunships and Chinook cargo helicopters - the initiative involved moving troops and equipment under live artillery fire. Soldiers moved artillery, fuel and ammunitions behind a hypothetical enemy line, according to reports. Then, 119 soldiers ...
US military chiefs are gearing up for a potential showdown with Kim Jong Un's vast army - just days after deploying nuclear-capable stealth bombers top nearby Guam. Pentagon top brass quietly ordered nearly a thousand American soldiers to practise land invasion drills this week in preparation for an ...
WASHINGTON — Across the military, officers and troops are quietly preparing for a war they hope will not come. At Fort Bragg in North Carolina last month, a mix of 48 Apache gunships and Chinook cargo helicopters took off in an exercise that practiced moving troops and equipment under live artillery fire ...
WASHINGTON — Across the United States military, officers and troops are quietly preparing for a war they hope will not come. At Fort Bragg in North Carolina last month, a mix of 48 Apache gunships and Chinook cargo helicopters took off in an exercise that practiced moving troops and equipment under ...
Yemen's Shiite rebels say they have fired a ballistic missile targeting a special forces camp and a facility for helicopter gunships in the Saudi border province of Najran. The media arm of the rebels, known as the Houthis, said Thursday's projectile was a Qaher 2-M ballistic missile. It provided no further ...
The Indian government is purportedly interested in purchasing used Russian-made Mi-35 helicopter gunships for the Afghan National Security and Defense Forces (ANSDF) at the special request of the Afghan government headed by Ashraf Ghani, according to Indian media reports. The Indian Ministry of ...
Indian Air Force, Army to Buy 15 Light Combat Helicopters. The Indian Ministry of Defense has initiated the procurement of 15 indigenously built and designed light helicopter gunships. By Franz-Stefan Gady for The Diplomat. December 28, 2017. The Indian Air Force (IAF) and Indian Army (IA) are expected to purchase 15 ...
A more detailed breakdown of what that force could have looked like, such as plans to turn Russian-made An-26 cargo planes into gunships and acquire AH-1 Cobra attack helicopters, has now emerged. On Dec. 7, 2017, BuzzFeed News published a briefing it had obtained, outlining Prince's plan, ...
Without the ammunition, the service said the U.S. Air Force's AC-130W Stinger II gunships would be forced to use alternative rounds that would be unacceptably inaccurate and dangerously unreliable. In June 2017, the Army approved a plan to purchase up to 200,000 PGU-46/B 30mm cannon rounds from ...
Two more militants were killed after the helicopter gunships pounded Taliban positions in Sangcharak district of Sari Pul province early Monday. Several more militants sustained injuries in the bombings, the spokesman said, saying the security forces warplanes would continue to target the enemies ...
MANILA: Government forces, assisted by helicopter gunships, kllled at least nine “rogue” Moro rebels who pledged allegiance to the Daesh in the ... As the battle raged, helicopter gunships and artillery fire assisted the soldiers who recovered at least four M16 assault rifles and improvised bombs from the ...
A more detailed breakdown of what that force could have looked like, such as plans to turn Russian-made An-26 cargo planes into gunships and acquire AH-1 Cobra attack helicopters, has now emerged. On Dec. 7, 2017, BuzzFeed News published a briefing it had obtained, outlining Prince's plan, ...
The Cylons can surprise Colonials with the Phobos Tech-Cruiser take on Viper wings with Derastes Gunships. The Colonial Fleet's new ships include the Janus Heavy Cruise with three missile slots and there's the new Berzerk pocket-sized Assault Carrier with its heavy turrets. In addition to the new ships, ...
Lockheed Martin already has committed to building a heavier airborne version – a 5,000-pound, 200-kilowatt offensive laser cannon to be mounted on AC-130 gunships, according to Yahoo. Now, the defense contractor wants to reduce the size and weight of its high-energy laser system for mounting ...
Iraqi helicopter gunships on Thursday foiled an attempted suicide attack by Daesh terrorists near the city of Mosul, according to an Iraqi military source. “A suicide bomber driving a bomb-laden vehicle tried to target a group of rapid-response personnel in the desert area near the village of Haraj some 80 ...
The Air Force eventually replaced one of the 40mm Bofors with an even larger 105mm howitzer on later E versions, an armament configuration that became a feature on later AC-130H and AC-130U gunships. The service retired the last of the H variants in 2015, leaving just the U types with the older guns, ...
I'd use gunships to stop migrants' – the piece contained the lines: 'Make no mistake, these migrants are like cockroaches' and 'bring on the gunships, force migrants back to their shores and burn the boats.' When she tweeted about drowned Syrian child Alan Kurdi's father – “'Lectured on caring for migrants ...
The Arakan Army has alleged that Burma's military used helicopter gunships over the weekend to launch offensives in Na Han, Nga Hann and Wa Net Yone villages, in Rakhine State's Buthidaung Township, where some of the ethnic armed group's troops are based. “At around 10 a.m. [on 19 November], ...
... air force also has more than two dozen MD-530 close-air attack helicopters and several Mi-35 Krokodyl rotary-wing gunships in its inventory.
... and gunner on AC-130 gunships and Huey helicopters. A 2006 graduate of Bellevue West, Zamora had been in the Air Force for 8½ years.
"The French response included armed fighter aircraft, armed helicopter gunships, medevac helos that lifted out our wounded," Mattis said.
Some of the images show helicopter gunships and green-clad men firing on a village or on people, some of whom are spewing blood.
Mattis did clarify that French armed fighter aircraft, armed helicopter gunships and a medevac helicopter responded to the scene, evacuating ...
Those GUNSHIPS are designed para sa BRP GOYO, BRP MOCHING, and BRP ANDY ..... ginagamit ni pDUTS as ground-support dahil wala ...
Without the ammunition, the service said the U.S. Air Force's AC-130W Stinger II gunships would be forced to use alternative rounds that would ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

   aircraft
     gunships
       ac‑130 spectre

combat aircraft:
     attack
     cargo
     drones
     fighters
     gunships
     helicopters
     surveillance
     tiltrotor
     transports