Enemy AC130 above is a well-known and dreaded in game announcement in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
The Lockheed AC-130 is a heavily armed aircraft, available as a killstreak reward in the multiplayer mode of the game, giving the possibility to the player to bring total annihilation to the enemy team.
The phrase “enemy AC130 above” was first heard in and popularized by the largely successful installment of the CoD series; Modern Warfare 2, which was released on November 10th, 2009.
In the multiplayer mode of the game, once a player reaches a killstreak of 11, he is rewarded with control over the AC-130, which is arguably a force to be reckoned with.
The great success of Modern Warfare 2 and the sheer power of the AC130 made the announcement a meme among fans of the Call of Duty series.
“Enemy AC130 above” was defined on Urban Dictionary on April 9th, 2010.
A video was uploaded to the YouTube channel ibxtoycat on May 25th, 2010, titled Enemy Ac130 above insane edition. (10 mins), where the announcement is repeated for 10 minutes.
- Urban Dictionary – ENEMY AC130 ABOVE!!