A-10 Thunderbolt II
Faction US
Seats 1
Top speed Unknown
Fuel capacity Unknown
Primary armament 1 × 30mm GAU-8/A Avenger gatling cannon (1350 rounds)
Secondary armament 2 × AGM-65 air-to-surface missiles
2 × AIM-9L Sidewinder air-to-air missiles
4 × GBU-12 Paveway II laser-guided bombs
14 × Hydra 70 rockets in 2 × LAU-68D/A pods


The Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II is an American twin-engine, straight-wing jet aircraft developed by Fairchild-Republic in the early 1970s. It is the only United States Air Force production aircraft designed solely for close air support, including attacking tanks, armored vehicles, and other ground targets with limited air defenses.[1]


ArmA 2Edit

« The A-10 Thunderbolt is a single-seat twin-engine straight-wing jet aircraft used by US Armed Forces. The aircraft is designed to provide close air support for ground forces by attacking tanks and armored vehicles. It is armed with a dual Hydra rocket system, dual AIM-9 air-to-air guided missile platforms, four AGM-65 Maverick air-to-ground tactical missile launchers, three Mark 82 low-drag general-purpose bombs and with a 30 mm gatling cannon.
ArmA 2 website

The A-10 Thunderbolt is present in ArmA 2 as an aircraft for the USMC forces. It is armed with several Hydras, four AGM-65 missiles, three Mk82 bombs, and a 30mm gatling cannon.

ArmA 2: Operation ArrowheadEdit

The A-10 Thunderbolt makes a return in Operation Arrowhead as the primary attack aircraft for the US forces. It has the same armament as the USMC variant.


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