Airpower in the Gulf

Airpower in the Gulf

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Except for the last 100 hours, the Gulf War of 1991 was an air campaign, one of the most successful in history. Veteran fighter pilot Jim Coyne conducted a year of intensive research, interviewing 200 key participants to tell the real story of how the Desert Storm air war was planned, fought a won. Includes photos, maps, charts a complete chronology of the air war. Many first-person accounts of combat. For more information or to order, call or write to: The Aerospace Education Foundation; 1501 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22209-1198; (703) 247-5839.1 04 Airpower in the Gulf basic problem is that we can shoot farther than we can identify targets. ... were used to mark tanks and tank fire zones.17 Losses and Rescues Fourteen USAF aircraft were shot down by SAMs, AAA, or ground fire. ... Coalition aircraft, including an MH-53J Pave Low helicopter, flew search patterns for two hours some 165 miles deep in Iraq, but were unable to find Jones at first.

Title:Airpower in the Gulf
Author:James P. Coyne
Publisher: - 1992


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