A-10 THUNDERBOLT II

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Name: A-10 THUNDERBOLT II
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 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 - 16 hours ago]
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 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Air Force Commander Sees No 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 last ... [Published Military.com - 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]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Pentagon downsizing could impact Maryland contractors, service members

WASHINGTON ——The Army would shrink to its lowest troop levels since just before World War II under a budget proposed Monday by the Obama administration that seeks to downsize the Pentagon in ways that could have a significant impact on service members ... [Published Maryland Gazette - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Selfridge gears up for 2014 open house, air show

By View and purchase photosMacomb County citizens shouldn't miss the chance to see our military dollars at work during the Open House and Air Show at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township, Sept. 6 and 7.It's an increasingly rare opportunity ... [Published Voice News - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

New York Airmen provide boost to air operations during Northern Strike

ALPENA, Mich. -- A group of experience maintenance Airmen from the New York Air National Guard are helping to facilitate the airpower component of Operation Northern Strike.The Airmen from the 174th Attack Wing are providing crew chief, fuels, ground ... [Published DVIDS - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

F-35 Flight Test Program Milestones Maturing Combat Capabilities

The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program continued a steady path of flight test milestones in August, including weapons separation, software compatibility and flight hours, all demonstrating program maturity.“The test milestones ... [Published Live Trading News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Old war-fighting jet being transformed into storm chaser

An A-10 Thunderbolt II is being transformed into a storm chasing jet at the Guthrie-Edmond Regional Airport.The war-fighting jet is retired after flying missions all around the world. It arrived in Guthrie last October.Pods are replacing what were once ... [Published KOCO 5 - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

[Photo] U.S. A-10 Warthogs during aerial refueling over Afghanistan

An interesting gallery of U.S. Air Force’s A-10s being refueled over Afghanistan. Taken on Jul. 10, 2014, the images in this post show U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 303rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, from Bagram Airfield, ... [Published The Aviationist - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Photo - Warthog Over Afghanistan

An A-10 Thunderbolt II receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over eastern Afghanistan, July 10, 2014. The A-10 is assigned to the 303rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, and the KC-135 is assigned to the 340th Expeditionary ... [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

The "GUN" inside the plane! The A-10 Thunderbolt!

<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxgSiUYZhpg&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;The "GUN" inside the plane! The A-10 Thunderbolt! Video Feature on the A-10 Thunderbolt II Aircraft with ... [Published 3rdID8487 - YouTube Channel - Jul 14 2014]

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"With the converted A-10, we'd have an airtanker that was purpose-built to protect the wildland urban interface" Olson said
...clarification of what the contracts entail didn't clear it up much, either, explaining only that the contractors will be satisfying the Army's "need for fully integrated intelligence, security, information operations and related support."
"Until that happens, we really don't know what will happen" Iverson said
"We're going to continue to prepare, to train, to be ready" he said. "This has been a tremendously successful unit."

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USA Firefighting Air Corps to Fight WUI Wildfires [Published Individual.com - 16 hours ago]
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]
New York Airmen provide boost to air operations... [Published DVIDS - Aug 25 2014]
Realistic training centerpiece of Operation Nor... [Published DVIDS - Aug 25 2014]
F-35 Flight Test Program Milestones Maturing Co... [Published Live Trading News - Aug 25 2014]
F-35 Flight Test Program Milestones Maturing Co... [Published Wall Street Select - Aug 25 2014]
LOCKHEED MARTIN : F-35 Flight Test Program Mile... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 25 2014]
U.S., South Korea Differ On Air Defense Amid N.... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 24 2014]
Selfridge A-10's outlook cloudy as air show app... [Published Detroit News - Aug 22 2014]
Old war-fighting jet being transformed into sto... [Published KOCO 5 - Aug 20 2014]
[Photo] U.S. A-10 Warthogs during aerial refuel... [Published The Aviationist - Aug 19 2014]
The Republic of Turkey Enters Iraq...How Turkis... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 09 2014]
Photo - Warthog Over Afghanistan [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 23 2014]
The "GUN" inside the plane! The A-10 Thunderbolt! [Published 3rdID8487 - YouTube Channel - Jul 14 2014]
Fort Wayne Deploys ATI Mass Notification System... [Published PRWeb - Jun 23 2014]
‘Ready If Called Upon for Iraq’ [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 19 2014]
Military spending: Don’t save the Warthog [Published The Economist - United States - Jun 12 2014]
Senate, House committees push to keep A-10 flying [Published Ars Technica - May 21 2014]
Gazmin reminds troops Balikatan ‘near real life... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 15 2014]
Goodbye, Afghanistan — hello, Africa: Air Force... [Published militaryfeed.com - Apr 18 2014]
Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Burea... [Published PRWeb - Apr 08 2014]
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Air Force commander sees no long-term future fo... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Sep 13 2014]
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 ...
Labor Day 2014: Our Military Are ‘Workers,’ Too [Published The Moderate Voice - Aug 31 2014]
div class="icx-toolbar-align-right"&gt;var icx_publication_id = 14166;var icx_content_id = 198357;.icx-toolbar{padding: 0 0 5px 0;} .icx-toolbar-align-right{float: right;} Tank Mechanic, Army Spc. Samantha Brumley, with Company F, 145th Brigade ...
[Photo] U.S. A-10 Warthogs during aerial refuel... [Published The Aviationist - Aug 19 2014]
An interesting gallery of U.S. Air Force’s A-10s being refueled over Afghanistan. Taken on Jul. 10, 2014, the images in this post show U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 303rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, from Bagram Airfield, ...
Photo - Warthog Over Afghanistan [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 23 2014]
An A-10 Thunderbolt II receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over eastern Afghanistan, July 10, 2014. The A-10 is assigned to the 303rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, and the KC-135 is assigned to the 340th Expeditionary ...
The "GUN" inside the plane! The A-10 Thunderbolt! [Published 3rdID8487 - YouTube Channel - Jul 14 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxgSiUYZhpg&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;The "GUN" inside the plane! The A-10 Thunderbolt! Video Feature on the A-10 Thunderbolt II Aircraft with ...
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