IN THE NEWS
The AF is misleading Congress and Army about A-10 survivability to justify cuts.
The A-10/F-35 flyoff was such an embarrassment for the AF that they buried the report.
Keeping 281 A-10s instead of replacing them with F-35s would save $46B over 10 years.
The Absurd cost of the F-35 and NGAD will force a small AF fleet that can't support Army requirements.
The Army expects intense close combat in future wars.
Divesting A-10s will severely degrade air support for SOF.
TACPs, A-10s, artillery and Army aviation are a lethal and survivable team.
Air Force Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) cuts break faith with 5th Gen pilots
We must be ready to fight Russia on the ground.
Deterring China isn't just for 5th gen.
The A-10 has capabilities the Army needs that the AF can't replace.
CAS is ineffective without properly trained and manned TACPs.
AF failures in Korea and Vietnam were paid for by the troops, and pressured the AF into building a specialized CAS aircraft.
AF attempts to cut the A-10 pre-date the Global War on Terror and Desert Storm.