Blowing a hole in the U.S. Air Force’s budget plans, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill that was amended to block the service’s request to retire the A-10 Thunderbolt II. The Air Force’s plan to scrap the A-10, often praised for its close-air support prowess in Afghanistan, remained intact as the bill moved through the House Appropriations Committee with the support of the panel’s chairman, Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.). But the idea crashed and ...
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