Operation Desert Storm

Operation Desert Storm

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Four reports on Operation Desert Storm: (1) Early performance assessment of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle and the Abrams Tank during the Persian Gulf War; (2) Apache Helicopter was effective in combat, but reliability problems persist; (3) Data does not exist to conclusively say how well the Patriot Surface-to-Air Guided Missile System performed; (4) Foreign gov't. and individual contributions to the DoD in Operation Desert Shield/Storm. PL 101-403 and 101-510 authorized the Sec. of DoD to accept any contribution of money, property, services, and supplies from any person, foreign gov't., or internat. org. This report discusses the DoD's admin. of contributions accepted as of Sep. 30, 1991. Ill.Consequently, the Iraqis did not shoot missiles very often, according to Apache personnel. ... Apache pilots at units we visited told us that at times, the Apache had encountered sporadic small arms fire and on some occasions, antiaircraft artillery fire. ... Regiment (1/227), Ft. Hood, Texas, was shot down by what was believed to be 79-millimeter antiaircraft artillery, according to the battalion commander.

Title:Operation Desert Storm
Author:Henry L. Hinton, Jr., David R. Warren, Thomas J. Schulz
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2001-11-01


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