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A-10 Show of Force

In this video by Airman 1st Class Rachel Maxwell, a 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron A-10 Thunderbolt II, more popularly known as a Warthog, fires its GAU-8 30mm gun and rockets on the Nevada Test and Training Range. The U.S. Air Force has floated the idea of retiring the entire A-10 fleet as a cost-cutting measure in the face of sequestration and overall declining budgets.


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