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By Steven J. Zaloga, Lee Ray, Jim Laurier

The Scud missile used to be built because the centerpiece of Soviet plans to struggle nuclear conflict within the middle of Europe. even though, it was once by no means utilized in its meant function and has in its place develop into a logo of the altering nature of battle within the aftermath of the chilly conflict. Saddam Hussein's Iraqi militia have been nearly helpless within the face of the Coalition forces within the 1991 Gulf warfare; the single weapon that Iraq might use to injure the Coalition forces used to be its arsenal of Scud missiles. This e-book explores the advance and versions of the missile and its release platforms, its proliferation outdoors of the West, and its position in conflicts world wide.

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