The U.S. Air Force Plans to Spend $999 Million for A-10 Wing Replacement
WASHINGTON, (BM) – The Boeing has been awarded a $999,000,000 (ceiling) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for A-10 wing replacements, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
This contract provides for up to 112 new A-10 wing assemblies and up to 15 wing kits.
Work will be performed at multiple subcontractor locations in the U.S. and one subcontractor location in South Korea and is expected to be complete by Aug. 23, 2030.
The A-10 Thunderbolt II, also known as the Warthog, is a twin-engine aircraft that provides close-air support of ground forces and employs a wide variety of conventional munitions including general purpose bombs.
The simple, effective and survivable single-seat aircraft can be used against all ground targets, including tanks and other armored vehicles.
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Source: the U.S DoD