Every Man A Tiger: The Gulf War Air Campaign (Commander by Tom Clancy

By Tom Clancy

The number one New York Times bestseller-updated with more information at the present Iraq War-now in exchange paperback.

common Chuck Horner commanded the U.S. and allied air assets-the forces of a dozen countries- in the course of barren region defend and barren region hurricane, and used to be liable for the layout and execution of 1 of the main devastating air campaigns in background. by no means sooner than has the Gulf air struggle making plans, a technique full of controversy and stormy personalities, been published in such wealthy, provocative aspect. during this variation of Every guy a Tiger, basic Horner seems on the present Gulf clash and reviews at the use of air energy in Iraq.

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A million questions roared through his mind: Have the Iraqis entered Saudi Arabia? How much force will we deploy? How fast can we get our Ninth Air Force squadrons in the air to rendezvous with the SAC tankers? How much heavy airlift is available to get our spares and maintenance people deployed to the Middle East? How do we get our pre-positioned tents, munitions, fuel, and medical equipment from their warehouses in Oman and Bahrain, and from the ships at anchor in the lagoon at Diego Garcia? And inevitably, How many young men and women will die?

This has to be about the Iraqi invasion. A million questions roared through his mind: Have the Iraqis entered Saudi Arabia? How much force will we deploy? How fast can we get our Ninth Air Force squadrons in the air to rendezvous with the SAC tankers? How much heavy airlift is available to get our spares and maintenance people deployed to the Middle East? How do we get our pre-positioned tents, munitions, fuel, and medical equipment from their warehouses in Oman and Bahrain, and from the ships at anchor in the lagoon at Diego Garcia?

Strike fear in the hearts of the radar-guided SAM operators by using Wild Weasels and HARM missiles to make them afraid to turn on their radars. And avoid the guns and shoulder-fired infrared (IR) missiles by flying at medium altitude. • Interdict Iraqi fuel, munitions, food, and water: Armies have to set up dumps where their vehicles can go for gas and ammunition, so find the dumps and blow them up. Armies need fuel trucks to carry gas to their tanks and vehicles; and they need freighter trucks to carry their ammunition, so patrol the roads to the dump and strafe the trucks going and coming.

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