TITLE

Misfiring in the Fog

AUTHOR(S)
Bower, Amanda; Lacey, Jim; McCarthy, Terry
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);4/7/2003, Issue 13, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on friendly-fire episodes during various wars involving the U.S. armed forces. It refers to several friendly-fire incidents that occurred during the Iraq war. It is informed that in the last Gulf War, 24% American soldiers died at the hands of their allies. In previous wars, the percentage was much lower. According to an army officer, this indicates that weapons systems have advanced faster than recognition capabilities.
ACCESSION #
23555115

 

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