A video shows an AC-130J Ghostrider gunship participating in Exercise Balikatan 21 in the Philippines. The crew from the 73rd Special Operations Squadron out of Hurlburt Field, Florida conduct an aerial refueling and then proceed to fire their onboard 105mm cannon. Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTAC) from the Philippine 710th Special Operations Wing and from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron out of Kadena Air Base, Japan, took part in the live fire training event. Balikatan is an annual exercise between the U.S. and the Philippines and comes from a Tagalog phrase meaning “shoulder-to-shoulder”.
AC-130J Ghostrider: Balikatan 21
April 24, 2021, 5 minutes, B-Roll