All posts tagged 'A-10'

A-10 Pilots Train To Intercept Pirate Boats

Posted on March 26th, 2018 · Posted in Aviation News

Fishing boats equipped with makeshift machine guns and weapons to resemble ‘pirate boats’ invaded the area by the Midbay Bridge between Niceville and Destin Feb. 6. This was a scene from Combat Hammer, the 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron’s annual multi-service exercise to evaluate weapons systems. Approximately 35 local boat captains..
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A-10 Thunderbolt II Special Edition CD

Posted on March 17th, 2018 · Posted in

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Air Force Secretary Backs A-10 Warthog Wing Upgrade To Keep It Flying

Posted on December 12th, 2017 · Posted in Aviation News

After years of speculation surrounding the fate of the A-10 Thunderbolt II “Warthog” — and amid compounding budget pressures — the Air Force’s beloved light attack aircraft just picked up a major boost from current Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson. Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee on..
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