October 30, 2015 - Joint Terminal Air Controllers from various units direct fire for an AC-130U Spooky gunship at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Mississippi. This live fire exercise is part of Exercise Southern Strike 16 ... a total force, multi-service training exercise hosted by the Mississippi Air National Guard's Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport, Miss, from Oct. 26 through Nov. 6, 2015.
The SS16 exercise emphasizes air-to-air, air-to-ground and special operations forces training opportunities. These events are integrated into demanding hostile and asymmetric scenarios with actions from specialized ground forces and combat mobility forces.
U.S. Air Force video by Senior Airman Nicholas Priest Video edited by USA Patriotism!