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An A-10 love story

Weapon loaders from the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron prepare to load ammunition onto an A-10 Thunderbolt II on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, May 8, 2013. The aircraft can deploy general purpose bombs, cluster bomb units, laser guided bombs, joint direct attack munitions, wind corrected munitions dispenser, AGM-65 Maverick and AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles, rockets, illumination flares, and the GAU-8/A 30mm cannon, capable of firing 3,900 rounds per minute. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Chris Willis)



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This work, An A-10 love story [Image 5 of 9], by SrA Christopher Willis, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.08.2013

Date Posted:05.08.2013 12:49

Photo ID:926214

VIRIN:130508-F-LR266-795

Resolution:6048x4032

Size:6.13 MB

Location:BAGRAM AIR FIELD, AFGlobe

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