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Israel’s Gaza War Compared to the 1991 United States Gulf War

Israel in the Gaza War has actually had an overall variety of air campaign that is 39% of the variety of airstrikes that the United States Air Force carried out in the 1991 Gulf War.

The Israel Air Force has actually performed strikes versus more than 31,000 targets coming from Hamas and other horror groups given that the war started, primarily in Gaza (29,000 targets), however likewise in Lebanon and other fronts, acquiring over 186,000 flight hours. Of the strikes, 26,000 were performed by fighter jets, 3,800 with attack helicopters, and 3,800 with drones.

The 31000 strikes compares to 80,000 sorties carried out by the United States Air Force in the 1991 Gulf War. The United States flew near 80,000 sorties out of general 116,000 sorties from the whole multi-national union. Israel’s war is not done. Israel does not have B-52 or B-1 bombers to the tonnage of bombs is far less.

The United States F-16s flew almost 13,500 sorties in the Gulf War. This was the greatest for any system in the war. The F-111 flew over 4,000 sorties with a high objective capable rate.

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) flies the F-15, F-35, and F-16 fighter jets that have actually been introducing airstrikes in the Gaza Strip because the October 7, 2023, fear attacks on Israel by Hamas militants. Since November 8, 2023, the Israeli Air Force (IAF) runs 50 F-15 A/B/C/ D versions and 25 F-15 I airplane. The IAF likewise has about 224 F-16 Sufa and Barak in operation.

Israel’s F-16 in this 2023-2024 war were most likely utilized almost two times as much as the United States utilized F-16s in the Gulf War.

Israel has about fifty F-35s and will get another 25 provided in 2024 to reach 75 F-35s.

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