Tag Archives: A-10 Thunderbolt II

Air Forces Plans to Purchase New A-10 Aircraft Wings

The U.S. Air Force is selecting sources for an upcoming contractual effort to rebuild wings of the A-10 support aircraft, Military.com reported Tuesday. Ann Stefanek, an Air Force spokeswoman, said the branch is allotting $267 milllion to purchase 20 wings through the A-10-Thunderbolt II Advanced-Wing Continuation Kit program's next contract.

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Air Force Reveals Candidate Bases for Next F-35A Locations

The U.S. Air Force has identified four candidate bases that could house the first set of first Reserve-led F-35 fighter jets and a set of criteria to find potential bases for two Air National Guard squadrons that will receive F-35A variants. The Air Force said Tuesday it will announce its choice in the fall between Davis-Monthan Air Force …

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DARPA Tests Air-Ground Coordination Function of PCAS System on A-10

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has conducted tests on a prototype of its Persistent Close Air Support system onboard an A-10 Thunderbolt II to demonstrate air-ground coordination during close air support operations. DARPA said Thursday the demonstration flights focused on the communication and synchronization between a ground-based joint terminal attack controller and a …

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