Titanium Bathtub - Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog)
Many have seen photos of the A-10's famous GAU-8 Avenger 30mm cannon (GAU-8/A), but few have ever seen the much vaunted "Titanium Bathtub" armor that surrounds and protects the pilots of the Warthog unencumbered from its surrounding fuselage and interior. Fortunately, the Cradle of Aviation Museum recently placed one on display as an exhibit.

Reportedly, the titanium bathtub can survive direct hits from armor-piercing and high explosive projectiles up to 37mm in size, thus protecting the pilot and the aircraft.
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