Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II "Warthog" Attack Aircraft "75th Fighter Squadron 23rd Fighter Group Bagram AFB Afghanistan" (2011) United States Air Force 1/72 Diecast Model by Militaria Die Cast

Militaria Die Cast

  • $57.57


  • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast model of a Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II "Warthog" Attack Aircraft "75th Fighter Squadron, 23rd Fighter Group, Bagram AFB, Afghanistan" (2011) United States Air Force diecast model by Militaria Die Cast.
  • Brand new box.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • Comes with display stand.
  • Includes missile accessories.
  • This model does not have any opening parts.
  • Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
  • Made of diecast metal with some plastic parts.
  • Dimensions approximately Length- 9, Wingspan- 9.5 inches.
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
  • It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.
  • HISTORICAL ASPECTS:
    The Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II, affectionately known as the "Warthog," played a crucial role in the conflict in Afghanistan, showcasing its unparalleled ground attack capabilities. In particular, the 75th Fighter Squadron, part of the 23rd Fighter Group stationed at Bagram Air Force Base, operated the A-10 during the intense fighting in 2011. The aircraft, designed for close air support, forward air control, and ground-attack missions, proved instrumental in providing precise and effective firepower in the challenging terrain of Afghanistan.
    Throughout its deployment in Afghanistan, the A-10 Thunderbolt II was vital in supporting coalition forces and engaging insurgents. Its iconic 30mm GAU-8 Avenger rotary cannon, heavily-armored cockpit, and ability to carry a wide array of munitions made it a fearsome asset against enemy ground targets. The 75th Fighter Squadron, with its skilled pilots and ground crews, demonstrated the A-10's versatility and effectiveness in a variety of combat scenarios, contributing significantly to the mission success in the region.
    This 1:72 scale model beautifully captures the rugged design and distinctive features of this legendary ground attack aircraft. Military aviation enthusiasts and collectors alike will appreciate the meticulous attention to detail in this replica, allowing them to commemorate the A-10's crucial role in the conflict in Afghanistan.

 


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