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Persian Gulf Crisis / United States Military / Air Power #131174

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 14, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Bill Redeker) Preparations by United States Air Force to go to war in the Persian Gulf featured; details given of additional Army, Navy and Marine forces on their way to the gulf; scenes shown from on board planes. [Captain William JONES, United States Air Force Captain Russ HANDY - comment.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Persian Gulf: Jim Hickey) Report on previously secret air base in Persian Gulf as time for war grows short featured; scenes shown of planes that would jam Iraqi radar and go after Iraqi air defenses. [35th Tactical Fighter Wing Colonel Ronald KARP - cites group's role.] [3rd Marine Air Wing L/Cpls. Tyson BEISEL, Doug HUDSON - comment.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) Description given of how United States would gain control over the air space; scenario given of use of Tomahawk missiles, carrier-based aircraft and bomber planes against Iraq.

Hickey, Jim;
Jennings, Peter;
Redeker, Bill;
Zelnick, Bob

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