TITLE

U.S. decoys covered for allied aircraft by saturating Iraqi defense radars

AUTHOR(S)
Fulghum, D.A.
PUB. DATE
July 1991
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/1/1991, Vol. 134 Issue 26, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that ADM-141 Tactical Air Launched Decoys (TALD) were used by United States air forces in the Persian Gulf War to saturate Iraqi radars. The engineless flying decoys were launched from Navy aircraft to occupy Iraqi radars while attack aircraft slipped past.
ACCESSION #
9107152190

 

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