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Getting the Most from a Lethal Missile System

By Lange, Adam W.

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Title: Getting the Most from a Lethal Missile System  
Author: Lange, Adam W.
Language: English
Subject: Government publications, Legislation., Government Printing Office (U.S.)
Collections: Government Library Collection
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Publisher: Government Printing Office


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Excerpt: At 0100 hours on 17 January 1991, eight AH-64 Apaches from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) depart from a staging airfield in Western Saudi Arabia on a mission code-named “Normandy.” The decisive point of the operation is the destruction of two key Iraqi radar sites located about 35 miles apart. Split into two teams of four in order to service both targets at once, both teams conduct a 90-minute, low-altitude, nightvision goggle flight into Western Iraq under strict radio listening silence. At exactly 0238 hours, the Apaches fire a volley of 27 Hellfire missiles, destroying critical targets at each radar site. Four and one-half minutes later, with the first shots of Operation Desert Storm successfully delivered, over one hundred Coalition jets begin streaking up a “blind” Iraqi air corridor approximately 20 miles wide enroute to multiple targets in Baghdad. Mission complete, the Apaches cautiously wheel around to begin their egress home, and the Persian Gulf War is on...

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