Throwback Thursday - Sept. 9, 2021

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  • Robins Public Affairs

During Operation Desert Storm, the U.S. provided 85% of air power assets and functions during the engagement. Between September 1990 and March 1991, numerous weapon systems maintained and repaired by members of the WR-ALC at Robins AFB flew sorties for the Coalition. In addition to combat aircraft, the U.S. provided 96% of the electronic warfare aircraft, 91 of 106 reconnaissance aircraft, 39 of the 48 command and control aircraft, and 223 of the 258 air refueling aircraft. Among those specific to Robins were C-130s, C-5s, F-15s and KC-135s.