Close air support: Thunderbolt IIs coming in hot

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  • By Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell
  • 39th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- An A-10 Thunderbolt II taxis on the runway July 15, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. A-10s are specially designed for close air support of ground forces, and can also be used against ground targets including tanks and other armored vehicles.

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