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That One Time We Tried to Put a 30 mm Cannon in an F-16

A couple of weeks ago, I ran a history blurb on the A-10A Thunderbolt II and it’s impressive GAU-8 Avenger gun system.  The system was…

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A Match Made in Hell: The A-10 “Hawg” and the Avenger

Many Soldiers that have returned from the front lines will tell you of the importance of close-air-support (CAS).  The A-1 Skyraider fulfilled this role in…

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