9 10 On, Secretary of Defense McNamara ordered the usaf to develop two tactical aircraft, one for the long-range strike and interdictor role, and the other focusing on the fighter-bomber mission.
4 Operational Mi-24s were retrofitted with rear-view mirrors to help the pilot spot threats and take evasive action.
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20 The last engagement between the two types was on, when Mi-25s shot down a SeaCobra.
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25 Production edit On 10 February 1976, Deputy Secretary of Defense Bill Clements authorized full-rate production, with the first A-10 being accepted by the Air Force Tactical Air Command on Production continued and reached a peak rate of 13 aircraft per month.
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