A-10 Thunderbolt II by John Hamilton

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ARMOR A strong, protective covering made to protect military vehicles. FUSELAGE The main body of a plane. GPS (GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM) A system of orbiting satellites that transmits information to GPS receivers on Earth. Using information from the satellites, receivers can calculate location, speed, and direction with great accuracy. INFANTRY Soldiers who move and fight mainly on foot. MULTIROLE Able to perform more than one task or mission. Multirole aircraft can attack enemy targets in the air or on land.

FUSELAGE The main body of a plane. GPS (GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM) A system of orbiting satellites that transmits information to GPS receivers on Earth. Using information from the satellites, receivers can calculate location, speed, and direction with great accuracy. INFANTRY Soldiers who move and fight mainly on foot. MULTIROLE Able to perform more than one task or mission. Multirole aircraft can attack enemy targets in the air or on land. NAUTICAL MILE A standard way to measure distance, especially when traveling in an aircraft or ship.

MULTIROLE Able to perform more than one task or mission. Multirole aircraft can attack enemy targets in the air or on land. NAUTICAL MILE A standard way to measure distance, especially when traveling in an aircraft or ship. It is based on the circumference of the Earth, the distance around the equator. This large circle is divided into 360 degrees. ” A single minute of arc around the Earth is one nautical mile. 30 OPERATION DESERT STORM Also known as the Persian Gulf War (or simply the Gulf War).

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