Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II

Built around the gigantic 30-mm GAU-8 Avenger cannon, the A-10 Thunderbolt II is called the Warthog by its pilots. Despite its ugly looks and nasty nicknames, the A-10 is a remarkable tank killer built to withstand extensive damage. During the 1991 Gulf War, the A-10 proved itself by successfully conducting missions in very hostile environments. […]