The gigantic gun inside America's tank killer

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The A-10 Warthog is one of the most famous warplanes ever created, designed to obliterate any tank—900 in the first Gulf War alone—and vehicle using air-to-surface missiles and the GAU-8 Avenger, the biggest gun ever in a combat jet. It is gigantic.

It is more than two times the size of a Volkswagen Beetle! The airplane itself was built around this mighty 30mm rotary cannon. An incredible and deadly design idea.