By Roy Braybrook
Whilst Iraq invaded the sovereign nation of Kuwait within the early hours of two August 1990 the United international locations instantly condemned the invasion and sanctioned using strength to take away the Iraquis from Kuwait. on the time of the invasion the Iraqui Air strength used to be a wide strength, although with out the tactical functions possessed via the Western forces. On 17 January 1991 Operation barren region safeguard used to be initiated, focusing on enemy airfields and air defence. the specter of the IAF was once mostly negated within the face of the overpowering air superiority supplied through the coalition forces.