The A-10c “Warthog”

A Flying Gun designed by a Russian-American

The A-10 warthog has become one of the most iconic ground attack planes in history. Made in the 1970s it is projected to be in service through 2040. Built around a giant 30mm Machine gun, it was originally designed to kill tanks. It has become an all weather attack plane that cannot be replaced. It has saved the lives of countless American soldiers. Probably one of the least known facts about the A-10 is it’s design by a Russian born immigrant Alexander Kartveli. Many feats of Valor have been made in this plane.

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