An A-10 Thunderbolt IIs with the 74th Fighter Squadron from Moody Air Force Base in Georgia flying over the Gulf of Mexico on February 7 during a weapons-system evaluation program at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. US Air Force photo/Ilka Cole
Business Insider: US military test shows the A-10 'Warthog' can obliterate the small-boat swarms that Iran uses
About 35 local boat captains simulated swarming attack maneuvers in fishing boats rigged with machine guns while fighter jets, attack helicopters, and the A-10 "Warthog" simulated attacks from above in Florida's Choctawhatchee Bay.
The Air Force at Eglin Air Force Base organized the simulation, called Combat Hammer, to address one of the more pressing threats to the US Navy: attacks from swarming fast-attack craft.
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WNU Editor: the problem with using the A-10 as your weapon of choice to obliterate a small-boat swarm attack from Iran is that by the time the A-10s have arrived .... the battle would have probably been over.