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The A-10 Warthog Saved from Cuts, Sent To Work Fighting ISIS…

Footage has recently surfaced that captures an A-10 Warthog and Apache helicopters in action fighting ISIS. Apparently filmed by Special Forces troops on the ground in Syria the incredible video may show the officially announced October introduction of the A-10  has already happened.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the video that probably shouldn’t exist for another month, capturing the roar of an A-10’s GAU-8 Avenger Gatling gun, introducing ISIS fighters to the hand of god.

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The A-10 Warthog, Retiring a Legend?…

With budget cuts affecting the US military from top to bottom multi-role aircraft are being favored over specialist machines such as the A-10. This has led to the sad possibility that the greatest ground support aircraft in the world may soon be decommissioned, as soon as 2019.

The final decision to pull the pin on the A-10 is still to be made, with many senators wanting the Warthog to remain in service it isn’t over yet.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the video evidence of the A-10’s massive impact on the battlefield, the amazing machine in action. Sit back, relax and let the air show begin. Just don’t get on the wrong side of the Warthog; you won’t like him when he’s mad.

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