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How an A-10 Warthog pilot’s helmet keeps them alive and on target

The HGU-55/P helmet gives A-10 pilots a central interface for everything they need, from their oxygen supply to communications to flight instruments. One of those add-ons, the Hybrid Optical-based Inertial Tracker, or HObIT, allows pilots to use their helmet-mounted cueing system for more accurate weapons delivery. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
How an A-10 Warthog pilot’s helmet keeps them alive and on target
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A US Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt accidentally fired off a rocket over Arizona

A US Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt accidentally released munitions over Arizona on Thursday, according to an Air Force statement. The attack aircraft fired off a M-156 rocket, which landed in an area outside the designated firing range. This is the second time this year an A-10 has accidentally released munitions, […]
A US Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt accidentally fired off a rocket over Arizona
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Afghanistan wants the US to send the A-10 back to fight the Taliban

The US is expanding its military campaign in Afghanistan, increasing its troop presence there and targeting Taliban financing. The Afghan government has reportedly requested the US deploy A-10 Thunderbolt aircraft to support those efforts. The US military, which has started to wind down operations against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, […]
Afghanistan wants the US to send the A-10 back to fight the Taliban