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A-10 Warthog

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    A-10 Thunderbolt II
    A-10 Technical Specifications​

    Primary FunctionClose air support
    ContractorFairchild Republic Co.
    Power PlantTwo General Electric TF34-GE-100 turbofans
    Thrust9,065 pounds each engine
    Wingspan57 ft, 6 in (17.42 m)
    Length53 ft, 4 in (16.16 m)
    Height14 ft, 8 in (4.42 m)
    Weight29,000 lbs (13,154 kg)
    Maximum Takeoff Weight51,000 lbs (22,950 kg)
    Fuel Capacity11,000 lbs (7,257 kg)
    Payload16,000 lbs (7,257 kg)
    Speed420 miles per hour (Mach 0.56)
    Range800 miles (695 nautical miles)
    Ceiling45,000 feet (13,636 meters)
    ArmamentOne 30 mm GAU-8/A seven-barrel Gatling gun; up to 16,000 lbs (7,200 kg) of mixed ordnance on eight under-wing and three under-fuselage pylon stations, including 500 lb (225 kg) Mk-82 and 2,000 lb (900 kg) Mk-84 series low/high drag bombs, incendiary cluster bombs, combined effects munitions, mine dispensing munitions, AGM-65 Maverick missiles and laser-guided/electro-optically guided bombs; infrared countermeasure flares; electronic countermeasure chaff; jammer pods; 2.75-in (6.99 cm) rockets; illumination flares and AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles.