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CENTCOM Ghostriders

  • Published
  • By Senior Airman Leon Redfern
  • 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs

The 73rd Special Operations Squadron from Hurlburt Field, gave AUAB personnel an inside look at  the AC-130J Ghostrider. Designed for close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance, the AC-130J provides ground forces an expeditionary, direct-fire platform with 30 mm and 105 mm cannons. Grand Slam Wing members toured the aircraft to see how the 73rd SOS contributes to airpower within the U.S. Central Commands area of responsibility.