TITLE

Desert Storm: a space-age war

AUTHOR(S)
Trux, Jon
PUB. DATE
July 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/27/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1779, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the military space armada assembled over time by the U.S. Department of Defense, and its deployment in the war against Iraq after it invaded Kuwait. Original primary mission of monitoring the cold war and fighting a nuclear war with the Soviet Union in case necessary; Description of the Gulf War as the first war of the space age; Array of military communications satellites and how they worked.
ACCESSION #
10491406

 

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