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HAPPY TUESDAY FROM THE HOG!

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DON’T SEND PREMATURELY RETIRED A-10 WARTHOGS TO THE BONEYARD, GIVE THEM AWAY!

We are retiring good airframes at such an alarming rate now that stories like the one linked below have been popping up left and right. Literally business is booming at AMARG in Tucson, and they are about to get a … Read the rest of this entry

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The Warthog’s Next Target: Really BIG Storms!

Soon, there will be more to the A-10’s “Thunderbolt” moniker than just a legacy name. Everyone’s favorite down and dirty, ugly chariot of death is going geek and will become the ultimate storm chasing vehicle of all time! The National Science Foundation has … Read the rest of this entry

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LOW LEVEL HOGS!

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THE HOG GETS DIRTY!

Fantastic video of the A-10 with its new Precision Engagement Package just owning the battlefield. Awesome high-definition targeting pod video taken during GAU-8 Avenger Cannon runs!: http://youtu.be/mXsZI6Dspg4 Some danger close encounters with the Hog!:

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A-10 To Become Low End Insurgent Jammer?

http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2011/05/09/356425/usaf-eyes-a-10-for-communications-jamming-role.html

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It Could Have Been: The A-10B N/AW

That’s right folks, everybody’s favorite fire-breathing pig had a two seat cousin, built from an existing single-seater as a demonstrator for an all weather and night attack expansion of the A-10A Warthog. The A-10B N/AW (Night / All Weather) would attempt to make … Read the rest of this entry

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