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Contact - Tank Hunter
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Published: December 31, 2010
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Another contact commission down, and the last one of the vehicle set. We are moving on to robotics now :)

The design for this one is taken from an old sketch of mine, some of you may remember. Modified to biometals taste and cleaned up, it came out well.

For :iconbiometal79: ~biometal79

Contact designs are not for personal or commercial use, no derivative works please.
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Dusk-Watch's avatar
Any chance we could get a higher res (4K desktop) size for use as a wallpaper?  With biometal79 approval, of course?
mh512862's avatar
NICE "NEW" version of the USAF A-10 'WARTHOG". Have you ever seen a A-10 for real.? I did I was in the USAF, I worked around them all the time.  the GUN is a "30MM" gattling gun. Next time you go to a hardware store look at a  30mm socket,that's how big the round is.Actually its about 9 inches long,round and casing included. it can eat thru a tank like a hot knife thru butter.

Your picture would be nice if that was the NEW A-10 though, it does look meaner.
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UNSC-EverestProfessional General Artist
Reminds me of the "New" Imperial Navy Lightning, but much nicer. That and I preferred the old design more. Full Thumbs up to you on this!
GrummanF-14's avatar
O_O.... 30 mm depleted Uranium
mh512862's avatar
The Army APACHE helicopters have a 30mm gun on them too, the MARINES have a landing craft with one also. and the USAF has a AC-130 with on on it too.  The AC-130 is a FLYING TANK, check it out when you have time.
mh512862's avatar
that's correct, I worked around A-10's in the USAF.
GrummanF-14's avatar
And this would be the A-10 Thunderbolt III
mh512862's avatar
sorry NAVYcat, but the A-10 II and III are visually similar. the picture is a modified LEGO futuristic A-10
GrummanF-14's avatar
I know about the AC-130 and it is basically a flying Artillery platform for CAS operations.
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coolartist2400Professional Artist
This would destroy those koreans
Dusk-Watch's avatar
This needs to exist...
mh512862's avatar
A-10 III doesn't look like that. That is close to the LEGO futuristic A-10.
I  know BUMMER.
Dusk-Watch's avatar
I didn't say it _does_ exist.  I said it _needs_ to exist. Call it the A-10 IV
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Shimmering-SwordProfessional Digital Artist
Yar.
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HowlingSymphonyHobbyist Digital Artist
nice! it looks devastating to dumb foes
Ilovetanks2k15's avatar
Ilovetanks2k15Hobbyist Artist
This looks so awesome Clap 
DarkOmen94's avatar
That plane looks like it eats tanks for breakfast!
Xiofang's avatar
I am not going to say what it obviously looks like. I will say that I would love to see somebody build this for real. Like a RC model or something. If this could fly, I would pay good money for one. Awesome work! The design of the engines look like this could be used for VTOL flight. I gotta say though...this looks like one heavy beast.
Gameoutcast2's avatar
looks like a heavily modified A-10 Thungerbolt
mh512862's avatar
it is,I worked next to the in the USAF.
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