How to launch an airstrike in GTA 5

An airstrike can be often useful to deal some area damage in GTA 5.

How to launch an airstrike in GTA 5
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Sometimes, players in GTA 5 are outnumbered by their opponents. The opponents, NPCs or other players, can sometimes attack in groups or crews. At such a time, it is important to launch an attack that covers a large area while also dealing heavy damage. This is the perfect situation to use the airstrike in GTA 5.

How to launch an airstrike in GTA 5
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How to launch an airstrike in GTA 5:

How to launch an airstrike in GTA 5
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Step 1: Open the in-game phone.

Step 2: Navigate to the Contacts app.

Step 3: Call ‘Merryweather‘ from the list of contacts that appear.

Step 4: Select the Airstrike option from the list of options that appear. This deducts $12,500 from the player’s bank account and gives him a flare to use.

Step 5: Throw the flare into the area where the airstrike should be launched.

Step 6: An Airstrike is launched on the marked area. Helicopters fly in and launch bombs on the area instantly destroying almost any player on NPC within the area.

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