An Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II flies in an undisclosed location after receiving fuel from a KC-10 Extender while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, May 31, 2017. The A-10’s combat radius and short takeoff and landing capability permit operations in and out of locations near front lines.
Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles
Watch graphic footage of an A-10 engaging a Taliban getaway vehicle below: