Top News on A-10 Thunderbolt II

  • One-week study re-affirms A-10 retirement decision: USAF


    ​After a week of concentrated study of its close air support (CAS) role, the US Air Force essentially has decided to stick with plans to gradually retire the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II and hand the CAS mission to the Lockheed Martin F-35.


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  • RAF scrambles Typhoons in response to Russia as British troops train in Estonia


    ​Two Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons were scrambled to intercept Russian aircraft in eastern European NATO...


  • DARPA carries out full PCAS prototype demo using MV-22


    ​The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) carried out testing of a full prototype of the Persistent...


  • One-week study re-affirms A-10 retirement decision: USAF


    ​After a week of concentrated study of its close air support (CAS) role, the US Air Force essentially has decided to...


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  • RAF scrambles Typhoons in response to Russia as British troops train in Estonia

    News | 14 May 2015 16:27 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Two Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons were scrambled to intercept Russian aircraft in eastern European NATO airspace in early May, as a multinational NATO exercise to prepare allies against potential threats takes place in Estonia.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-scrambles-Typhoons-in-response-to-Russia-as-British-troops-train-in-Estonia-412336/
  • DARPA carries out full PCAS prototype demo using MV-22

    News | 16 Apr 2015 14:31 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) carried out testing of a full prototype of the Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) for the first time during the US Marine Corps’ Talon Reach exercise.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DARPA-carries-out-full-PCAS-prototype-demo-using-MV-22-411294/
  • One-week study re-affirms A-10 retirement decision: USAF

    News | 06 Mar 2015 23:23 | Dan Parsons

    ​After a week of concentrated study of its close air support (CAS) role, the US Air Force essentially has decided to stick with plans to gradually retire the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II and hand the CAS mission to the Lockheed Martin F-35.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/One-week-study-re-affirms-A-10-retirement-decision-USAF-409888/
  • Air Force considering A-10 replacement for future close air support

    News | 13 Feb 2015 14:33 | Dan Parsons

    ​Even as the US Air Force is still banking on saving billions by retiring the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II, the service is considering building a brand new aircraft to take over the close air support (CAS) role.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Force-considering-A-10-replacement-for-future-close-air-support-409052/
  • Aviation gains in US military's new budget proposal

    News | 02 Feb 2015 20:19 | Dan Parsons

    Aviation programmes received a significant boost in funding in the Obama administration's fiscal year 2016 budget submission, which is up 6.7% on the enacted total for FY2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aviation-gains-in-US-militarys-new-budget-proposal-408585/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Lockheed remains confident in F-35 ahead of international debut

    News | 27 Jun 2014 13:07 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is finally poised to make its international debut, with an F-35B scheduled to fly in July at the Royal International Air Tattoo and the Farnborough International Airshow in the UKhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Lockheed-remains-confident-in-F-35-ahead-of-international-debut-400065/