A-10 Warthog Liquifies Taliban Machine Gun Team

first published on January 23, 2017 by

An Aerostat blimp tethered in Kabul observes a Taliban machine gun team following an attack on an ISAF position five kilometers to the northeast.

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As the insurgents regroup for exfiltration, an A-10 “Warthog” Thunderbolt II gets cleared hot for a strafing run. A three-man Taliban machine gun team takes the brunt of a 30mm GAU8 cannon burst. The team of insurgents was never heard from again.