Armed with a GAU-8/A 30mm cannon, a U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II from the 75th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan flies a combat sortie April 2, 2014, over Northeast, Afghanistan. The A-10 Thunderbolt II is the first Air Force aircraft specifically designed for close air support of ground forces. During this sortie the A-10 provided close air support capabilities to Operation Enduring Freedom coalition ground forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/Released)
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