This Is The Size Of The A-10’s Gun.

by Daniel Russ on February 13, 2015

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The GAU 8 is a 30 mm hydraulically driven seven-barrel Gatling-type cannon that is typically found installed in the anti tank plane the USAF flies nown as the A-10. Soon to be decommissioned.




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Louis October 11, 2017 at 4:16 am

Or not. As it time and again proves to be the best, and most preffered, close air support aircraft, and the fighter pilots who fly the Air Force, are told time and again that it’s too good a tool to lose. So they get upgraded, reluctantly I might aid, to new digital cockpits, and better commo gear, to be better integrated into the digital battlefield.

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