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The A-10 Thunderbolt II & GAU-8 Avenger • A Deadly Duo

The A-10 Thunderbolt “Warthog” aircraft is built around the GAU-8 Avenger gun, a 30mm Gatling-type cannon capable of firing 70 rounds per second. Take a look…. the “Gun” fires projectiles made of a lightweight aluminum body, cast around a smaller caliber depleted uranium penetrating core, and is lethal against tanks and all other armored vehicles.


Do you think the Air Force should have retired the A-10? These ISIS fighters certainly do! A-10 Warthogs Blast ISIS Posted by War Is Boring on Sunday, March 6, 2016


In a move that is coming as a welcomed surprise to many in the Air Force community, the plans for the retirement of the A-10 Warthog have been scrapped. Why the sudden change? The fight against ISIS. This plan will be officially abandoned when the Pentagon releases its budget. Until then, officials are keeping …


Listen to that GAU- 8 Avenger rip!! The A-10 Thunderbolt II aka the Warthog!


Don’t miss the SlowMo flight and live fire of the A-10 on the Nevada test range!


The 30mm Flying Cannon! Take a look at how large those rounds are… Everything you NEED to know.