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Gps and the World's First 'space War'


Iraqi T-62 tank, Gulf War, 1991

An Iraqi T-62 destroyed by 3rd Armored Division fire during the Gulf Wars Battle of 73 Easting in February 1991. The battles name refers to a particular northsouth line on a map in the middle of the desert as opposed to a town, roadway or some other ph

Credit: 3rd Armored Division Public Affairs Office. Photo by Roland Gautier, 3AD PA0 1991

Twenty-five years ago U.S.-led Coalition forces launched the world’s first "space war" when they drove Iraqi troops out of Kuwait.

From Scientific American
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