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The Crossroads of Special Operations

Sunday, April 18, 2021

The Reason Russia Wants Its Own Scary “Spookovik” Gunship | National Interest

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With the success of the US’s AC 130 Gunship, the long-range, heavily armored and equipped aircraft supports ground troop operations has proven itself in smaller, regional wars.  Russia’s interest in mimicking the gunship is intriguing given its limitations against faster, more nimble fighter jets and modern anti-aircraft weapons.

Source:  https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/reason-russia-wants-its-own-scary-%E2%80%9Cspookovik%E2%80%9D-gunship-94101

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