Targeting Iraqi assets in Kuwait, the USS Wisconsin (BB-64) fires a round from one of her Mark 7 16-inch/50-caliber guns in turret no. 1, adding her firepower to a war that necessitated a shift from “widely accepted doctrines and methods of operation.”

Weathering the Storm

By Edward J. Marolda
February 2021
The U.S. Navy had built and trained for a Cold War adversary, but it quickly shifted gears to meet the challenges of the Persian Gulf War.

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USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Jan. 21, 2021

U.S. Naval Institute Staff
21 January, 2021
USNI News Graphic These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike gro...
Documents, Fleet Tracker, Military Personnel, News & Analysis, Surface Forces, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy

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