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Issue 9 • Date Sept. 1991

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  • Gulf legacy: warfare in the information age

    Publication Year: 1991 , Page(s): 26 - 33
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    How a worldwide network of satellites, spy planes, computers, and databases united in support of some revolutionary weapons in the Persian Gulf War is described. The nature of and role played by the coalition's information architecture, and its growth and operation, are examined. The system, which loosely fit under what the Pentagon calls command, control, communications, computers, and intelligen... View full abstract»

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  • Gulf legacy: emulating the battlefield

    Publication Year: 1991 , Page(s): 36 - 39
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    High-technology training of US military personnel, which demonstrated its value in the Persian Gulf War, is described. The two largest training facilities, the Army's National Training Center (NTC) at Fort Irwin, California and the Air Force's Fighter Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada, run training programs created in response to training deficiencies exposed during the Vietnam War... View full abstract»

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  • Gulf legacy: from factory floor to desert war

    Publication Year: 1991 , Page(s): 40 - 42
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    The role in the Persian Gulf War of maintenance and of contractor support of the high-tech systems used is examined. Two of the most difficult maintenance challenges were the F-15E and the Joint Stars surveillance aircraft. The measures that enabled maintenance crews to achieve a full mission-capable rate of 94% for the F-15E are described. The Joint Stars program, in which two modified Boeing 707... View full abstract»

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  • Gulf legacy: revising the script after Patriot

    Publication Year: 1991 , Page(s): 49 - 52
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    The effectiveness of the Patriot antimissile system during the Persian Gulf War is examined, focusing on the conflicting nature of the evidence. The operation of the system is explained. Major improvements to the Patriot, as well as to several more advanced theater missile defense projects, which are being planned to overcome problems confirmed during the war and others that are as yet only antici... View full abstract»

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