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Guide to the The Battle of 73 Easting, Gulf War: papers concerning the simulation project M1451
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  • Title: The Battle of 73 Easting, Gulf War : papers concerning the simulation project
    Identifier/Call Number: M1451
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 5.0 Linear feet 3 cartons, 1 map folder
    Date (inclusive): 1991-1993
    Abstract: The simulation of this tank-on-tank engagement from the 1991 war against Iraq was run by the Institute for Defense Analyses and DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency). The product was a learning tool for current and future soldier training, as well as historical analysis. It became a model for further work in the same genre.
    creator: Institute for Defense Analyses

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The simulation of this tank-on-tank engagement from the 1991 war against Iraq was run by the Institute for Defense Analyses and DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency). The product was a learning tool for current and future soldier training, as well as historical analysis. It became a model for further work in the same genre.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Two days into Operation Desert Storm the allied VII Corps had moved through southern Iraq towards the Kuwait border. The 2nd Cavalry Regiment had an initial encounter with 10 Iraqi tanks which were destroyed near longitudinal line 60 (Easting 60); they moved on until the bulk of the battle occurred at 73 Easting. The visibility was almost zero because of dust storms and nightfall. It was this battle which the simulation project portrayed.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of the Institute for Defense Analyses, 2004. Accession 2004-321.

    Preferred Citation

    The Battle of 73 Easting, Gulf War : papers concerning the simulation project, M1451. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Access

    Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
    National security--United States.
    Military education--United States.
    War--Computer simulation.
    Persian Gulf War, 1991.
    War--Simulation methods.
    War games.