Lockheed Martin CA-130 Vampire

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The Lockheed Martin CA-130 Vampire is a variant of the Lockheed AC-130 Gunship developed for the Royal Canadian Air Force. Initial units were converted from older CC-130H Hercules transports, re-engined with Pratt & Whitney Canada PW180 Turboprop engines.

The Vampire first saw action during counter-revolution operations off Somalia.

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Powerplant: 4 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PW180 Turboprop

Avionics: AN/APG-78 fire control radar


  • 2 x 25 mm Bushmaster II autocannon
  • 1 x 57 mm SRC autocannon
  • 1 x 105 mm SRC lightweight howitzer

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