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US Finally Completed Test A-10 Thunderbolt II At NTTR

U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft assigned to the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron conduct target training over the Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) on August 3, 2022.The A-10 wαrthog has rightfully become a legend of the American aircraft industry. This attack aircraft is the only production aircraft that served in the U.S. Air Force, being designed exclusively for close air support (CAS).

Film Credits: U.S. Air Force video by Airman Trevor Bell, Nellis AFB Public Affairs — U.S. Air Force Video by Airman 1st Class Makenna Gott, Nellis AFB Public Affairs.The 422d Test and Evaluation Squadron is a United States Air Force unit. It is assigned to the 53d Test and Evaluation Group, stationed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The squadron performs operational testing of all fighter aircraft and munitions entering and in operational use by Air cσmbat Command.

The unit was originally formed as the 422d Night Fighter Squadron in 1943. In 1969, the squadron was reactivated at Nellis Air Force Base by Tactical Air Command to provide cσmbat  evaluation and operational testing of new USAF aircraft entering the inventory after developmental testing was completed at Edwards Air Force Base.