Search This Blog

Loading...

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Boeing stands ready to sell A-10 Warthogs to U.S. allies

A-10 Thunderbolt IIThere is more of a push coming from Boeing to sell surplus A-10 attack aircraft. As Defence Watch readers know the U.S. Air Force wants to retire the A-10s. They are facing opposition from U.S. lawmakers who see the planes are top notch close air support aircraft.

Now the DoDBuzz website in the U.S. reports that Boeing has begun discussions with the USAF about potentially selling the Warthogs to U.S. allies. They cite Chris Raymond, a vice president at the company.

“There’s been talk about what the international opportunities might be,” he confirmed.

Read more

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: only a member of this blog may post a comment.

Fair Use Notice

This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner.

The material is being made available in an effort to advance understanding arms trade activities, for non-profit research and educational purposes only.

I believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law.

If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use,' you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

This is a completely non-commercial site for private personal use. No fee is charged, and no money is made off of the operation of this site.