Except for the very beginning of the war, NVA Migs rarely ventured south of the DMZ. When they did, even with Russian pilots, they were annihilated. But you are right, for the A-10 to operate, it is necessary to own the sky.

Honorary Schizophrenic. Recent refugee. Displaced person. Old white male. Confidant of cassowaries.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store