Tag: Mk-82 bomb

When U.S. Navy F-14 Tomcats attacked Saddam Hussein's presidential yacht
"We dropped both of our bombs in the same attack, one hitting the hull just above the waterline and the other disappearing amongst the yacht's superstructure. When we left the target the ship was on fire," Pat Baker, former F-14 Tomcat RIO Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) was a huge success for the F-14 squadrons committed to the action. Tomcat pilots...
Bowles, having completed 25 combat missions in 10 weeks, considers Desert Storm to be a career-defining moment Jim Bowles, an Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) program analyst and a former U.S. Air Force (USAF) B-52 Stratofortress Commander, deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Desert Storm in 1990. In this excerpt taken from a USAF news release written by...