TITLE

Iraqi Air Defenses Broken But Dangerous

AUTHOR(S)
Fulghum, David A.; Wall, Robert
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/15/1999, Vol. 150 Issue 7, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the condition of the air defense system of Iraq's air force. Details on the air bombing attacks of the United States troops; Rules of engagement on air attacks; Information on the military aircrafts of Iraq.
ACCESSION #
1646732

 

Related Articles

  • Next stage, hunting down terrorists. Tyson, Ann Scott // Christian Science Monitor;10/10/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 221, p1 

    Discusses precision air strikes by the United States against air defenses in Afghanistan, and the outlook for ground operations. Idea that the war will present both diplomatic and military risks to the U.S.; Targets which have been hit, including Taliban-controlled early-warning radar systems,...

  • South Korea, U.S. launch largest-ever joint air defense drill.  // East-Asia-Intel Reports;5/9/2012, p9 

    The article reports on the decision of South Korea and the U.S. to host a large joint air defense exercise due to military tensions at the inter-Korean border after the North's missile test failed and its impending nuclear test. It states that the defense exercise called Max Thunder will be held...

  • Iraqi SAM Firings Trigger U.S. Attacks. Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/4/1999, Vol. 150 Issue 1, p24 

    Reports the air bombing attacks of the United States triggered by the air defense firing of the Iraqi troops. Details on the air bombing activities; Effect of the US air attack on the defense of Iraq; Comment from the Iraqi officials.

  • U.S. Must Do More Than Needle Iraq.  // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/4/1999, Vol. 150 Issue 1, p70 

    Editorial. Comments on the aerial bombing attack of the United States (US) in Iraq. Objectives of the US troops; Rule in using air power; Suggestion on the military operations of the US.

  • Senate Approves U.S. Pilots For Balkan War.  // Human Events;04/16/99, Vol. 55 Issue 14, p30 

    Reports on the resolution approved by the United States (US) Senate that authorized President Bill Clinton to conduct air war against Yugoslavia. Debate on the resolution; Vote of the US Senate on the resolution.

  • The New Targets.  // Time;5/5/1967, Vol. 89 Issue 18, p43 

    The article reports on the air war between the U.S. and North Vietnam. It states that U.S. jets hit new targets in the port city of Haiphong and Hanoi but avoided Phuc Yen strip, the core of Hanoi, and the docks at Haiphong where most of the supplies from Russia and China arrive. It adds that...

  • Calculation of Ammunition Consumption for Anti-aircraft Missile System to Destroy Aerial Targets. Jihua Dou; Jiaxiang Yu; Ying Li // Advances in Information Sciences & Service Sciences;Sep2012, Vol. 4 Issue 16, p1 

    The required ammunition consumption for anti-aircraft missile system to destroy aerial targets is a random variable. This paper proposes calculation method of ammunition consumption for the missile system to destroy aerial targets, which can calculate the average ammunition consumption for the...

  • U.S. Faces Challenges In Targeting Terrorists In Syria. STRATFOR.com // Military Periscope Special Reports;9/25/2014, p1 

    The article discusses some challenges faced by the U.S. in carrying out airstrikes in Syria. Most of the U.S. aircraft being used in the operations over northern Iraq and Syria are based in the Persian Gulf, and are operating far from their origins. One of the main challenges faced by the U.S....

  • Iran Warns Saudi Over Yemen. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;4/1/2015, pA01 

    7 The U.N. said Yemen was "on the verge of total collapse" as a Saudi Arabia-led air force of Arab states attacked Shiite Houthi rebels backed by Iran for a 6th day. Civilian casualties mounted. With rebel air defenses destroyed, the Saudis intensified airstrikes in the capital Sanaa and Saudi...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics