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30 mm Round Shot Glass Gives New Meaning to the Term "Another Round"

In its first life, this 30 mm round was fired from the AN/GAU-8 Avenger Gun System. The gun was so massive it required an equally imposing aircraft for the Herculean task of carrying this beast of a weapon. The Close Air Support Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft, also known as the “warthog,” a nickname earned because of its large, hunkering appearance and slow, low flight, was the plane...

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