Today marks the 30th anniversary of the first British air strikes carried out by RAF Tornados against the Iraqi Air Force as part of the US led Multi-national Coalition’s actions to liberate Kuwait following the Iraqi invasion on 2nd August 1990.
The conflict saw the largest use of British troops in a single deployment since World War 2.
Early on the 17th January 1991, RAF Tornados with Air-to-Air refuelling support, carried out the first British air strikes on Iraqi air bases, Bunkers and Ground to Air Defences.
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