Category: A-10

Crazy videos show the A-10 Warthog doing what it does best

A-10 Thunderbolt II, yang dikenal sebagai Warthog, sangat populer – sangat populer. Ini sangat populer dengan pasukan darat, karena Warthog memberi mereka dukungan udara yang dekat saat mereka  terjepit  atau  menggunakan acar . Pilot A-10 sering dianggap berbeda dari pilot tempur lainnya, dengan perspektif yang lebih mirip kekuatan darat yang sering mereka lindungi. Itu sebabnya […]

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The U.S. Air Force Is Quietly Cutting A-10s

The U.S. Congress wants to keep the A-10 Warthog attack jet flying. The U.S. Air Force, not so much. Lawmakers have repeatedly demonstrated their commitment to maintaining a dedicated ground-attack aircraft and, more importantly, an effective close air support capability. They have done so through legislation in successive National Defense Authorizations Acts since 2013. In […]

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The Air Force secretary just gave the A-10 Warthog a boost

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 Dec. 11, the former Air […]

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There's One Reason the A-10 Warthog is Irreplaceable

There’s One Reason the A-10 Warthog is Irreplaceable

No matter how advanced smart bombs get, and no matter how stealthy and quick an aircraft can become, the A-10 has one factor that guarantees it can never truly be replaced: its gun. These days, pretty much any warplane can drop guided munitions with pinpoint accuracy, but what makes the A-10 so special is one […]

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