Bookmark This Site

Watch Wings Over the Gulf Vol 1 First Strike (1996) Online - PrimeWire

Watch Featured Movies

Wings Over the Gulf Vol 1 First Strike: This tape provides a lively and informative overview of the various planes employed by the United States and its coalition allies during the 1991 Gulf War, focusing on how particular tasks in the air campaign were fulfilled by specialized planes. The video examines the tactical application of such planes as the European Tornado bomber, whose low-level tactics made its pilots especially vulnerable; the American A-6 Intruder, a fighter-bomber that first flew in the early 1960s, and which evolved from flying with vacuum tubes to microcircuits; the F-16 Falcon, a sleek fighter that became the U.S. Air Forces workhorse in the Gulf; and the A-10 Warthog, a plane possessing no glamour that proved lethal as a tank-killer. Relying on interviews with pilots, this video provides a wealth of detail about the various planes, from their inception on the drawing board to their deployments in the Gulf, and its a treat for those who are fascinated by the technical aspect of jets. However, it also makes a responsible effort to portray the air campaign in the Gulf as a deadly and dangerous business, not the clean Nintendo war some observers thought it to be. For instance, there is a segment on the controversial air attacks on the Iraqi column retreating from Kuwait in the final hours of the war. Footage of jets streaking through brilliant blue skies is balanced with some thoughtful mention that these sleek and beautiful machines are also very deadly weapons. --Robert J. McNamara

  • Currently 60/5
(1 votes)
Released: September 24, 1996
Runtime:
Genres: Documentary
Countries:
Director:
Actors:

Wings Over the Gulf Vol 1 First Strike (1996)

Please Wait! Loading The Links.

= Low Quality = Medium Quality = High Quality How do I watch these?

Wings Over the Gulf Vol 1 First Strike Sponsored Content

Wings Over the Gulf Vol 1 First Strike Comments



Remember Me
Forgot Login | Make a Free Account

Information

LetMeWatchThis Guide TV Schedule

Support the Site

Site Updates and News

Watch movies online at Primewire.

Latest Comments

Support the Site

LetMeWatchThis

Primewire