Photo of A-10 dropping a GBU

Here’s a shot you don’t see too often. A Hog dropping a laser guided bomb.  The photo is from this excellent site.

Actual text from photo is:

“A GBU12 Paveway-II 500-pound bomb flies away from a US Air Force (USAF) A-10 Thunderbolt attack aircraft from the 104th Fighter Wing (FW), Barnes Air National Guard (ANG) Base, Westfield, Massachusetts (MA), over northwest Florida during a Combat Hammer Air-to-Ground Weapons System Evaluation Program (WSEP) mission. The missions are conducted by the 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron (FWS), from Eglin Air Force Base (AFB), Florida (FL).
Camera Operator: MSGT MICHAEL AMMONS, USAF     Date Shot: 13 Jan 2004”

A-10 Paveway

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