About the A-10 Thunderbolt II
The A-10 Thunderbolt II uses the aircraft's excellent maneuverability to fly at low altitudes and air speeds to unleash its highly accurate weapons. It has long range capabilities and a short takeoff and landing ability providing essential close air support of ground forces. This aircraft has been used extensively in recent engagements to protect our ground forces. The A-10 can loiter near battle areas for extended periods of time and operate under 1,000-foot ceilings allowing for accurate and effective targeting.