Accidentally From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 643 posts, RR: 0 Posted (12 years 11 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1742 times:
Not long ago I saw a TV show on the different versions of the C-130... On one an extremely powerful "spotlight" was mounted. So powerful that a 2x4 waved in the beam ignited immediately. Does anyone have info/pics they could share with me? Thanks
Jwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 18
Reply 5, posted (12 years 11 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1620 times:
They have had nightvision equipment since Vietnam. The use of flares and floodlights is for a good part psychological. There is just something about night turning into days moments before shells rain down that strikes fear into the heart of people. Very effective.
And it's AC-130s, not C-130A