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Photo Alert: Check out This A-10 Warthog Undergoing Maintenance

July 24, 2019 Topic: Technology Region: Americas Blog Brand: The Buzz Tags: A-10A-10 WarthogWarthogU.S. Air ForceAmericas

Photo Alert: Check out This A-10 Warthog Undergoing Maintenance

Very neat.

The Ogden Air Logistics Complex provides logistics, support, maintenance and distribution for the nation’s premier fighter aircraft: the F-35 Lightning II, F-22 Raptor, F-16 Fighting Falcon and A-10 Thunderbolt.

The interesting photos in this post feature A-10 Warthog attack aircraft undergoing maintenance in an Ogden Air Logistics Complex maintenance hangar at Hill Air Force Base (AFB), Utah.

Warthog Pit Stop: Check Out these photos of USAF A-10 Attack Aircraft Undergoing Maintenance
A mechanic with the 571st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron works on the wing of an A-10 Thunderbolt II on Jun. 25, 2019, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)

The Ogden Air Logistics Complex, with headquarters at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, provides war-winning expeditionary capabilities to the warfighter through world-class logistics, support, maintenance, distribution and engineering management for actively flying, mature and proven weapon systems. It is one of three complexes assigned to the Air Force Sustainment Center.

Warthog Pit Stop: Check Out these photos of USAF A-10 Attack Aircraft Undergoing Maintenance
A-10 Thunderbolt IIs in an Ogden Air Logistics Complex maintenance hangar on Jun. 25, 2019, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)

The Ogden Air Logistics Complex provides logistics, support, maintenance and distribution for the nation’s premier fighter aircraft: the F-35 Lightning II, F-22 Raptor, F-16 Fighting Falcon and A-10 Thunderbolt. In addition, it maintains the C-130 Hercules, T-38 Talon and other weapon systems, as well as the Minuteman III ICBM. The complex is one of the leading providers of software, pneudraulics, secondary power systems, composites and ICBM rocket motors for the Department of Defense.

The complex is also the Air Force’s Landing Gear Center for Industrial and Technical Expertise, handling all Air Force landing gear and a majority of other DoD landing gear. Personnel in remote locations perform aircraft, missile and electronics maintenance, regeneration and storage.

The Ogden Air Logistics Complex employs more than 8,100 military, civilian and contract personnel at Hill AFB in 155 different job series. The complex also extends to 10 remote locations in the US and Japan. The scope of responsibility includes cost, schedule and quality of depot repair; and maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification of Air Force aircraft, the Minuteman ICBM system, and a variety of commodities, software, and aircraft storage and regeneration.

This article by Dario Leone originally appeared on The Aviation Geek Club in 2019.

Image: Wikimedia.