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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.

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