Tuesday, June 14, 2011

A-10 Thunderbolt II

An A-10 Thunderbolt II, like this one, is among the various U.S. Central Command Air Forces air assets available for providing close-air support for International Security Assistance Force troops in contact with enemy forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. The A-10 is specially designed for close air support of ground forces and can be used against all ground targets, including tanks and other armored vehicles. (Photo: U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Justin T. Watson)

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