уровень беседы за чашечкой кофе — американский фейсбук
a: The A-10 is obsolete for a modern conventional war. The F-35 with high speed and standoff abilities better suit the modern war. With the advancement in SHORAD and MANPADS the A-10 can no longer fly Nap of Earth (tree top level) safely nor will it survive high altitude with hostile SAM and Fighter defense.
b: Agree, any force that would necessitate that kind of firepower for CAS to counter would almost certainly have a way to dunk on the A10. We do love to put on a show though.
c: The A10 is to show your enemy how badly they're losing