AC-130U Spectre

Country of Origin: United States
Image courtesy of the United States Air Force; click on image to display larger version

Specifications
Type: Aerial gunship Manufacturer: Lockheed-Georgia
Armor Material: Aluminum reinforced with steel and Kevlar Armor Thickness: n/a
Length: 29.79 m Wingspan: 40.41 m
Weight: 79,380 kg (max takeoff weight) Maximum Speed: 600 kph
Powerplant: 4 x Allison T56-A-15 turboprops Horsepower: 4591 shp each


Description
Threat Value: 11,429 OTV: 6158.16 DTV: 681.57 MTV: 27,448.63
Size: 14 Default Size: 23 Crew: 14 Total Actions: 4
Cost: $37,553,913 Production Type: Limited Production Lemon Dice: 2

Movement
Primary Movement Mode: Flight Top/Combat/Stall Speeds: 20/18/6 (600/540/180 kph)
Secondary Movement Mode: Ground Combat/Top Speed: 18/35 (108/210 kph)
Maneuver: -3 Deployment Range: 7800 km

Electronics Rating & Range Armor
Sensors +2 / 5 km ground, 50 km air Light Damage 21
Communications +1 / 20 km ground, 200 km air Heavy Damage 42
Fire Control +1 Overkill 63

Crew
Pilot, Copilot, Navigator, Flight Engineer, Radio Operator, 3 Sensor Operators, 6 Gun Crewmen

Perks
Name Rating Aux?
Autopilot Y
Backup Communications
Backup Fire Control
Chaff/Flare Dispensers (300 shots) 2 Y
ECM 4 Y
Searchlight (swivel, 300m range) Y
Sniper System (LAG)
Target Designator (base range: 5 hexes) Y

Flaws
Name Rating Aux?
Decreased Maneuverability (SMS) 1
Exposed Movement Systems
Hazardous Fuel/Ammo Storage
Large Sensor Profile 1
Max Ceiling: 10 km
Max Climbing Angle 1

Defects
Name Rating Aux?
None

Weapons
Name Code Arc S M L EX Acc Dam Qty ROF Special Ammo
105mm reduced-recoil howitzer LAG FL* 25 50 100 200 -2 x12 1 +1 Ind Fire, AE0, Min Rng 10 100
40mm Bofors autocannon HAC FL* 3 6 12 24 0 x12 1 +1 - 276
M61A1 20mm 6-bbl Vulcan Gatling autocannons LAG FL* 2 4 8 16 0 x8 2 +6 - 6000
*FL - Fixed Left arc; treat as Fixed Forward but on Left Side as illustrated in Ramming diagram, Heavy Gear Second Edition Rulebook


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