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Persian Gulf War / Military Lessons (Part IV) #133835

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 28, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: John McKenzie) Development of new high-tech weapons that will make those used in the gulf war obsolete featured; weaponry scenes shown. [Federation of American Scientists John PIKE - talks about future weapons.] Development and capabilities of the advanced tactical fighter plane, future anti-missile systems, helicopters with the "longbow targeting system," unmanned mine-searching vehicles, and Tomahawk cruise missiles described; animations shown. [American Enterprise Institution Patrick GLEN - comments on high-tech conventional warfare.] [PIKE - talks about "brilliant" weapons replacing "smart" ones.]

Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John

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