US Airforce’s long range, large payload multi-role bomber.
Nicknamed BUFF - Big Ugly Fat Fellow
Can carry more than 70,000 lbs of bombs - nuclear, laser guided and conventional.
In Operation Desert Storm, B-52s were used to conduct round-the-clock carpet bombing attacks against Iraqi troop concentrations and defenses. In addition to high-explosive bombs, the B-52s saturated Iraqi positions with anti-personnel and anti-armor bombs .
The F-15E dual-role fighter is an advanced long-range interdiction fighter and tactical aircraft
It is armed with air-to-air missiles that can be launched from beyond visual range, and has air-to-ground capability to penetrate hostile air and ground defenses to deliver up to 24,000lb of precision ordnance.
The aircraft is armed with an internal M-61 20mm Gatling gun, installed in the right wing root.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are either remotely or autonomous pilotless drones typically used for reconnaissance. UAVs
At least one UAV was airborne at all times during Desert Storm .
One of the most unusual surrenders took place when a Pioneer remotely-piloted vehicle droned above the battlefield, surveying potential targets. Five Iraqi soldiers waved white flags at its tiny television camera; it was the first time in history that men surrendered to a robot.