The U.S. Air Force chief of staff endorses the idea of buying 300 low-cost, light-attack fighters for counterterrorism missions as a “great idea.”
http://aviationweek.com/defense/us-air- ... 0107ab049c
Sounds like a good idea, no need for the more expensive platforms. I like the A-10 for this aspect. Wouldn't it be more cost effective to extend the A-10 fleet or bring some back from storage.