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Persian Gulf Crisis / Military / Air Power / Defense #131192

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 15, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Pentagon review of troops in and around Kuwait and positioning of Navy carriers in Persian Gulf and Red Sea reported.

(Persian Gulf: Jim Hickey) Alert status at American air base in Persian Gulf featured; scenes shown of planes of 3rd Marine Air Wing being readied for war. [Marine pilot Alex WILKINS - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Challenges for United States to fight with a new generation of soldiers and weapons noted.

(Saudi Arabia: Bill Redeker) Army's air defense system, designed to shoot down incoming planes and missiles, featured; scenes shown from Saudi Arabia of missiles and Apache helicopters. [US Army Captain Edwin ROBLES, sergeant Randy HACKADAY, CW4 Daniel OSBORNE, United States Marine Corps Captain John BERENS - comment on defensive readiness.] Troops' attitude reviewed.

Hickey, Jim;
Jennings, Peter;
Redeker, Bill

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