A-10, Then A-11 And A-12? Air Force Ponders CAS Future

A-10, Then A-11 And A-12? Air Force Ponders CAS Future
The Air Force is considering not one, but two replacements for the aging A-10 Warthog close air support plane. But analysts wonder why, given that the service is already building a new bomber (the B-21), a new tanker (the KC-46), a new fighter (the F-35A), they would want to build two Close Air Support aircraft in an era when trillion dollar deficits are once again on the horizon?

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