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GULF WAR AIR POWER SURVEY
U.S. Air Force strikes against Iraqi targets and
how the Iraqis have rebuilt since the Gulf War.


Operational Effectiveness
Total Sorties - 52,788
Total Strikes - 41,309
(Includes military industry and unspecified strikes)


Known Iraq Installations
Categories 2 Aug 90 16 Jan 91 Post War 1992
Airfields 122 128 122
NBC-Associated 40 60 86
C3 201 604 692
Electrical 230 242 266
Military Leadership & Support 126 213 270
Oil 211 218 224
Naval 46 53 53
Railroads & Bridges 532 596 620
Strategic Air Defense 493 674 988
SAM-Associated 214 285 328
Scud-Associated 24 121 154
   Total Targets 2239 3194 3813
   Total Records 3302 4543 5153


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