US deployed 50 year Old OV-10 Bronco Aircraft to Combat ISIS in Iraq

US deployed 50 year Old OV-10 Bronco Aircraft to Combat ISIS in Iraq

In May 2015 a team of OV-10 Bronco arrived at a Top Secret Airbase in northern Iraq, They were part of the Special operation program Combat Dragon II

Its purpose: to test the viability of the low-cost, Vietnam-era OV-10 Bronco in combat scenarios against ISIS.

 

It was a wild Idea flying a 50-year-old plane to counter ISIS. See in Video how this 50-year-old jet proved Why the OV-10 Bronco May Be the Ideal Plane to Combat ISIS

Related Link: Cockpit Video Of F-18 Hornet Two MiG-21 Air to Air Kills Then Go Bomb Targets in Iraq

The North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco is an American twin-turboprop light attack and observation aircraft.

It was developed in the 1960s as a special aircraft for counter-insurgency (COIN) combat, and one of its primary missions was as a forward air control (FAC) aircraft.

It can carry up to three tons of external munitions, internal loads such as paratroopers or stretchers, and can loiter for three or more hours.

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. ISIS was created from USA.

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