TITLE

US gambles on a 'smart' war

AUTHOR(S)
Sample, Ian
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
New Scientist;3/22/2003, Vol. 177 Issue 2387, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on possibility of failure of technology used in precision weapons, on which the U.S. military is relying to win the war in Iraq and help prevent civilian casualties. Description of precision weapons; Importance of technology used in precision weapons for outcome of the U.S.-led war on Iraq; Changes in strategy of the U.S. military; Principle underlying laser-guided bombs and all-weather guided bombs.
ACCESSION #
9440322

 

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