A-10 THUNDERBOLT II

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Name: A-10 THUNDERBOLT II
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

A-10 Warthog's Final Fight? Off to War Against Islamic State

A combat plane the U.S. Air Force has been trying to kill is now headed off to war against Islamic State.The A-10 Thunderbolt, a Cold War-era plane known by the nickname Warthog, is being sent from the Indiana National Guard to help the U.S.-led air campaign ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Islamic State fight could breathe new life into the A-10 - News

Months after staving off a trip to the boneyard, the embattled A-10 Thunderbolt II is headed to the Middle East where it could be used to fight Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria. An Indiana Air National Guard unit that flies the Cold War-era gunships, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Islamic State Fight Could Breathe New Life Into The A-10

By: SWJ Editors Months after staving off a trip to the boneyard, the embattled A-10 Thunderbolt II is headed to the Middle East. ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Republic of Korea to Acquire 40 F-35A Lightning II

The Republic of Korea finalized its formal selection of the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program, announcing its intent to sign the Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) between the U.S. and Korean governments ... [Published Al Defiya - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

A-10s to Iraq?

. The Air Force, which for some reason, hates the A-10 Warthog (actually Thunderbolt II) and then, a crisis comes along, the world changes and poof, the A-10 is needed. The planes and the airmen are from the 122nd Fighter Wing which is part of the Indiana ... [Published PJStar.com - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Pentagon To Deploy A-10 Fighter Jets Into Battle Against Islamic State

The Pentagon is set to soon deploy the 122nd Fighter Wing of the Indiana Air National Guard, nicknamed the Blacksnakes, over to the Middle East in support of the US-led mission against the Islamic State, according to the Huntington County TAB. The ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

The A-10 Thunderbolt, Saved By Congress, Joins Airstrikes Against ISIS In Syria

As the U.S. begins bombing ISIS targets in Syria with a campaign of airstrikes that started Monday, a venerable airplane that was almost sent to the scrapyard joins the fight. The Pentagon will send a dozen A-10 Thunderbolt aircraft and up to 300 airmen ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

The A-10 Thunderbolt, Saved By Congress, Joins Airstrikes Against ISIS In Syria

begins bombing ISIS targets in Syria with a campaign of airstrikes that started Monday, a venerable airplane that was almost sent to the scrapyard joins the fight. The Pentagon will send a dozen A-10 Thunderbolt aircraft and up to 300 airmen to the Middle ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Photos of the Day: The A-10 Thunderbolt II

Proponents of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter have been trying, for years, to retire the A-10 “Warthog” and replace it with the former. The A-10 excels at close-air support, and critics worry that a “Swiss Army Knife” like the F-35 — a jack of all trades ... [Published ECN - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

USA Firefighting Air Corps to Fight WUI Wildfires

USA Firefighting Air Corps (USAFAC) said it has presented its plan to convert A-10 "Warthog" jets into airtankers for aerial firefighting in wildland urban interface (WUI) areas to Colorado lawmakers. According to a media release, on September 10 USAFAC ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Defense News Roundup: "Military Intelligence" Costs $7.2 Billion

The U.S. military has a reputation as a somewhat secretive organization. But in one respect at least, the Pentagon is one of the most "open" of our government agencies. Every day of the week, rain or shine, the Department of Defense tells U.S. taxpayers ... [Published Motley Fool - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Air Force commander sees no long-term future for A-10

The beloved A-10 Thunderbolt II has reached the end of its useful life and the money spent maintaining the plane used for close air support could be better spent elsewhere, the new commander for Mountain Home Air Force Base told the Idaho Statesman ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Sep 13 2014]

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...also says the plane—the newest of which was built in 1984—cannot survive or operate effectively in combat missions against advanced defenses. "The time has come to move forward AirAir Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said in a July interview with Breaking Defense, an online magazine that covers the military and defense industry."
Major al-Mansouri "was likely part of sorties that dropped bombs on Islamic State positions in Syria's Idlib, Aleppo and Raqqa provinces. Some reports suggest that she even spearheaded her country's mission, which complemented the parallel efforts of four other Arab states backing the U S : Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Bahrain and Qatar" according to the Stars and Stripes
...the A-10, they only have one purpose," said Dakota Wood, the senior research fellow for defense programs at the Heritage Foundation, and that is "to kill things on the ground. If the expectation is to defeat ISIS in Iraq and help the Iraqis push them out or do anything in Syria, especially in the border area between Syria and Iraq, you will need firepower well-suited" to targeting armored vehicles and enemy fighters on the ground

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A-10 Warthog's Final Fight? Off to War Against ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 hours ago]
A-10 Warthog Fighter Jet Heading to Fight Islam... [Published Bloomberg - YouTube - 10 hours ago]
A-10 Warthog Fighter Jet Heading to Fight Islam... [Published BusinessWeek - 10 hours ago]
A-10 Warthog Gets One Last Mission Against Isla... [Published BusinessWeek - 18 hours ago]
Islamic State Fight Could Breathe New Life Into... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Sep 26 2014]
Women Fighting the Islamic State [Published The Moderate Voice - Sep 26 2014]
Islamic State fight could breathe new life into... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 26 2014]
Women Fighting the Islamic State [Published Huffington Post - Sep 26 2014]
Islamic State Fight Could Breathe New Life Into... [Published SWJ Blog - Sep 26 2014]
Islamic State fight could breathe new life into... [Published Stars and Stripes - Sep 26 2014]
Republic of Korea to Acquire 40 F-35A Lightning II [Published Al Defiya - Sep 26 2014]
Korea Says Will Sign LOA for 40 F-35As [Published Defense-Aerospace - Sep 25 2014]
A-10s to Iraq? [Published PJStar.com - Sep 24 2014]
Pentagon To Deploy A-10 Fighter Jets Into Battl... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 23 2014]
The A-10 Thunderbolt, Saved By Congress, Joins ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Sep 23 2014]
The A-10 Thunderbolt, Saved By Congress, Joins ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 23 2014]
Photos of the Day: The A-10 Thunderbolt II [Published ECN - Sep 18 2014]
USA Firefighting Air Corps to Fight WUI Wildfires [Published Individual.com - Sep 17 2014]
Defense News Roundup: "Military Intelligence" C... [Published Motley Fool - Sep 15 2014]
Air Force Commander Sees No Future for A-10 [Published Military.com - Sep 15 2014]
Air Force commander sees no long-term future fo... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Sep 13 2014]
USA FIREFIGHTING AIR CORPS : Targets WUI Wildfires [Published 4 Traders - Sep 12 2014]
Blue Angels Air Show 2014 by Land and by Sea [R... [Published The Guardian Express - Sep 08 2014]
Highest-flying free show in the Motor City retu... [Published Daily Tribune - Sep 03 2014]
Pentagon downsizing could impact Maryland contr... [Published Maryland Gazette - Sep 03 2014]
Selfridge gears up for 2014 open house, air show [Published Voice News - Sep 02 2014]
Labor Day 2014: Our Military Are ‘Workers,’ Too [Published The Moderate Voice - Aug 31 2014]
REGION: Selfridge open house planned for Sept. 6-7 [Published AdvisorSource.com - Aug 28 2014]
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A-10 Warthog Fighter Jet Heading to Fight Islam... [Published Bloomberg - YouTube - 10 hours ago]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YctKlTfc18&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;A-10 Warthog Fighter Jet Heading to Fight Islamic State Oct. 1 (Bloomberg) -- One of the most controversial ...
Islamic State Fight Could Breathe New Life Into... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Sep 26 2014]
By: SWJ Editors Months after staving off a trip to the boneyard, the embattled A-10 Thunderbolt II is headed to the Middle East. ...
Women Fighting the Islamic State [Published The Moderate Voice - Sep 26 2014]
The history of women serving in armed conflicts probably goes back hundreds of years — if not longer. In the United States, during the American Revolution , women served on the battlefield as nurses, water bearers, laundresses and saboteurs. ...
Islamic State Fight Could Breathe New Life Into... [Published SWJ Blog - Sep 26 2014]
By: SWJ Editors Months after staving off a trip to the boneyard, the embattled A-10 Thunderbolt II is headed to the Middle East. ...
Pentagon To Deploy A-10 Fighter Jets Into Battl... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 23 2014]
The Pentagon is set to soon deploy the 122nd Fighter Wing of the Indiana Air National Guard, nicknamed the Blacksnakes, over to the Middle East in support of the US-led mission against the Islamic State, according to the Huntington County TAB. The ...
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