The simulation of this tank-on-tank engagement from the 1991 war against Iraq was run by the Institute for Defense Analyses
and DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency). The product was a learning tool for current and future soldier
training, as well as historical analysis. It became a model for further work in the same genre.
Two days into Operation Desert Storm the allied VII Corps had moved through southern Iraq towards the Kuwait border. The 2nd
Cavalry Regiment had an initial encounter with 10 Iraqi tanks which were destroyed near longitudinal line 60 (Easting 60);
they moved on until the bulk of the battle occurred at 73 Easting. The visibility was almost zero because of dust storms and
nightfall. It was this battle which the simulation project portrayed.
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3 cartons, 1 map folder
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