“The planes are part of the 303 Squadron of US fighters deployed at Whiteman Air Base in Missouri. It is planned that the attack aircraft will stay in Estonia until August 8. On working days, the aircraft will fly from Emari to the central test site of the Defense Forces, where they will be training on shooting from onboard cannons and dropping training bombs. Also A-10 will fly at low altitudes in the airspace of the country ",says release.
Help agency: “A-10 Thunderbolt - attack aircraft, the main purpose of which is to combat the armored vehicles of the enemy, as well as the destruction of various ground targets. Although the A-10 series production was completed in the 1984 year, attack aircraft continue to be used today. A total of 715 aircraft were manufactured. ”