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Old 02-05-2016, 12:41 PM   #1
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Default Air Force's A-10 Thunderbolt 'warthogs' will not be retired before 2022

Pentagon planned to scrap A-10 in order to help pay for new F-35 fighter
Rise of ISIS means close-range support provided by A-10 is badly needed
Ash Carter today confirmed that Warthogs will get to keep flying until 2022
Defense officials still plan to replace them with F-35 when it is ready
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They might be old and dated in areas but for close in ground support with reasonable loiter time and Pilots who have the army's back. The Best.

AC-130U is a close second. The> warthog's canon is Psychological warfare on it's own.
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