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June 17, 1997 | Bloomberg News
Los Angeles-based Northrop Grumman Corp. has received contracts for a total of $132 million from the Air Force to upgrade Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System planes. The larger of the two contracts, for $74 million, requires the company to put new computers into the planes. The second is for Northrop to upgrade components in the planes' radar systems and to replace copper wiring connecting the computers with fiber-optic cables. The work will be performed in Melbourne, Fla.
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June 17, 1997 | Bloomberg News
Los Angeles-based Northrop Grumman Corp. has received contracts for a total of $132 million from the Air Force to upgrade Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System planes. The larger of the two contracts, for $74 million, requires the company to put new computers into the planes. The second is for Northrop to upgrade components in the planes' radar systems and to replace copper wiring connecting the computers with fiber-optic cables. The work will be performed in Melbourne, Fla.
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January 28, 1991
First ballistic missile attack on Israel: Palestinian guerrillas in Lebanon frequently fire Katyusha rockets at northern Israel, but the Iraqi Scud attack on Jan. 18 was the first full-fledged missile assault. Women in large numbers in combat support roles: Of more than 475,000 American military personnel serving in the Persian Gulf, 27,000 -- or 6% -- are women. Women soldiers make up 11.4% of American army personnel in Operation Desert Storm. Only 1.5% of U.S.
NEWS
January 28, 1991
First ballistic missile attack on Israel: Palestinian guerrillas in Lebanon frequently fire Katyusha rockets at northern Israel, but the Iraqi Scud attack on Jan. 18 was the first full-fledged missile assault. Women in large numbers in combat support roles: Of more than 475,000 American military personnel serving in the Persian Gulf, 27,000 -- or 6% -- are women. Women soldiers make up 11.4% of American army personnel in Operation Desert Storm. Only 1.5% of U.S.
NEWS
January 17, 1991
The enormous concentration of U.S. weapons in the gulf features some of the world's most advanced airplanes and helicopters. Deployed from land bases and U.S. aircraft carriers in the Persian Gulf region, these aircraft offer allied forces decisive first-strike capabilities. Sensitive targets in Iraq Major Iraqi Air Bases: Irbil, Basra, Habbaniyah, An Nasiriyah, Kirkuk, Mosul, Shu-aiba, H-3, H-2. Major Nuclear Power Plants: Basra, Dibis, Baghdad.
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January 15, 1991 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Pentagon has interrupted lengthy field tests of a new, high-technology radar plane and dispatched it to the Persian Gulf, where it could play a key role in plotting the movement of Iraqi ground forces before and during a Mideast war, U.S. officials said Monday. The JSTARS planes--short for Joint Surveillance and Targeting Acquisition Radar System--were designed for use in monitoring troops and tanks in Europe as they moved to engage NATO forces.
NEWS
January 17, 1991
The enormous concentration of U.S. weapons in the gulf features some of the world's most advanced airplanes and helicopters. Deployed from land bases and U.S. aircraft carriers in the Persian Gulf region, these aircraft offer allied forces decisive first-strike capabilities. Sensitive targets in Iraq Major Iraqi Air Bases: Irbil, Basra, Habbaniyah, An Nasiriyah, Kirkuk, Mosul, Shu-aiba, H-3, H-2. Major Nuclear Power Plants: Basra, Dibis, Baghdad.
NEWS
January 15, 1991 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Pentagon has interrupted lengthy field tests of a new, high-technology radar plane and dispatched it to the Persian Gulf, where it could play a key role in plotting the movement of Iraqi ground forces before and during a Mideast war, U.S. officials said Monday. The JSTARS planes--short for Joint Surveillance and Targeting Acquisition Radar System--were designed for use in monitoring troops and tanks in Europe as they moved to engage NATO forces.
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