Desert Storm

The basic facts

Desert storm was a war the Us and 31 other countries teamed up against Iraq. THis war lasted a total of 100 hours which is not including the air strike attacks since those happened to go on for many months.Desert storm was classified as the shortest recorded war in us history.

The Kill Box

The US created a strategy called the kill box. For example if you were a pilot and you were instructed to go through an air attack you would monitor a screen. On that screen will show up little boxes these boxes told you if something was moving and would light up red and are instructed to shoot whatever is in the box down. One down side to this method is that it could be a friendly fire, You could end up shooting down your own friends without even knowing it. But the kill box was one of the most helpful and strategic ways we won desert storm.