In 1975, the Air Force Considered Turning the A-10 Warthog Into a Nuclear Bomber


In 1975, the Air Force Considered Turning the A-10 Warthog Into a Nuclear BomberIn December 1975, Secretary of Defense Bill Clements wanted to know how much it would cost to modify F-15 and F-16 fighter jets so they could carry atomic weapons. Two months later, the Air Force sent back data on what it would take to upgrade those two types of aircraft—or the A-10—with nukes.



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