Appendix B

This appendix provides general, unofficial information on the characteristics and armament of selected equipment, to include data on four munitions, used by the U.S. Army during the war in Southwest Asia. For additional technical information, readers should consult the following: the Army publication Weapon Systems: United States Army, 1991, issued annually and sold by the Government Printing Office; the magazine Army, especially the October issue known as the "Green Book," published by the Association of the United States Army (2425 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. 22201); and the many reference books produced by Jane's Information Group (1340 Braddock Place, Suite 300, Alexandria, Va. 22314), among them Jane's Armour and Artillery, Jane's Infantry Weapons, and Janes Weapon Systems.

The line drawings are provided for identification and are not drawn to a standard scale. Statistical data is approximate.

AH-1 Series Cobra Attack Helicopter

AH-64A Apache Attack Helicopter

CH-47D Chinook Transport Helicopter

OH-55 Series Kiowa Scout Helicopter

UH-1H Iroquois Utility Helicopter

UH-60A Black Hawk Utility Helicopter

M1 Series Abrams Main Battle Tank

M551A1 Sheridan Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle

M2/M3 Series Bradley Fighting Vehicle

M113 Series Armored Personnel Carrier

M728 Combat Engineer Vehicle

M9 Armored Combat Earthmover

105-mm. M102 Howitzer

155-mm. M198 Howitzer

155-mm. M109 Series Self-Propelled Howitzer

8-inch M110A2 Self-Propelled Howitzer

Multiple Launch Rocket System

Army Tactical Missile System

Firefinder Radars

Patriot Air Defense System

Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck

Heavy Equipment Transporter System

High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle

XM93 Fox NBC Reconnaissance System




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