Battlefield 4 A-10 Thunderbolt
The Battlefield 4 A-10 Thunderbolt (aka “Warthog”), is a ground attack jet used by the US faction in both singleplayer and Battlefield 4 multiplayer mode. The A-10 Thunderbolt is mainly designed to engage enemy ground vehicles with its powerful Gatling gun and smart bombs. The A10 was first featured in the Battlefield series in BF2, where it was used by the US side.
The A-10 Thunderbolt first entered service in the early 1970s, and has been used ever since for ground missions. It’s built to withstand heavy damage, and is one of the toughest jets in the game. The Battlefield 4 A-10 Thunderbolt features a powerful Gatling gun that’s highly effective against light armored vehicles and infantry. Its’ main rival in Battlefield 4 is the Russian SU-25 and the Chinese Q-5 Fantan. While the Thunderbolt is designed for ground attack, an evne more powerful ground attack plane is available in the game: the AC-130 Gunship.
Battlefield 4 A-10 Thunderbolt stats
The A-10 Thunderbolt (or Warthog) in Battlefield 4 is mainly designed to engage ground targets such as tanks and light armored vehicles. It compares well against the SU-25, mainly because it’s more agile and has a more powerful cannon. However, it’s a bit slower than the SU-25 as well.
- Top speed: 830 km/h
- Main cannon: 30 mm Gatling gun
- Secondary weapon: rockets, smart bombs
- Seats: 1
Battlefield 4 A-10 Thunderbolt tips
The Battlefield 4 A-10 Thunderbolt is vulnerable against enemy attack jets such as the SU-35 Flanker, and since it’s rather slow, it’s also vulnerable to mobile AA such as the Tunguska and the portable IGLA missiles. The A-10 is very effective against ground forces from long rage due to its powerful Gatling gun.
Battlefield 4 A-10 Thunderbolt unlocks
Like other Jets, the A-10 can unlock countermeasures such as Flares to help against enemy AA, and rocket pods and smart bombs against enemy ground forces.
The A-10 in real life:
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