The Resource Iraq's military capabilities in 2002 : a dynamic net assessment, author, Anthony H. Cordesman

Iraq's military capabilities in 2002 : a dynamic net assessment, author, Anthony H. Cordesman

Label
Iraq's military capabilities in 2002 : a dynamic net assessment
Title
Iraq's military capabilities in 2002
Title remainder
a dynamic net assessment
Statement of responsibility
author, Anthony H. Cordesman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Cordesman, Anthony H
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
UA853.I75
LC item number
C653 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Iraq
  • Iraq
  • Iraq
  • United States
  • Iraq
  • United States
  • Irak
  • Irak
  • Irak
  • États-Unis
  • Irak
  • Armed Forces
  • Military policy
  • Military readiness
  • Militär
Label
Iraq's military capabilities in 2002 : a dynamic net assessment, author, Anthony H. Cordesman
Link
https://archive.org/details/iraqsmilitarycap00anth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"September 2002."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 2
  • How Much U.S. Support Is Enough? Strengths of U.S. Strike/Attack Air and Missile Power
  • 68
  • How Much U.S. Support Is Enough? Limits and Key Uncertainties Affecting the Iraqi Response
  • 69
  • The Nation-building Problem
  • 71
  • The High Cost of Failure
  • 72
  • "Attack from the North" Option
  • 73
  • The Iraqi Air Force
  • U.S. Operations in a Major U.S.-led Coalition Military Effort
  • 74
  • "Coalition Heavy" Strategy
  • 74
  • "Coalition Light" or "Inside Out" Strategy
  • 76
  • Amphibious and Vertical Envelopment Operations
  • 78
  • The Value of Coalition Military Support
  • 78
  • 6
  • How Much U.S. Force Is Enough?
  • 79
  • Factors Shaping Iraqi Operations in a Major U.S.-led Coalition Military Effort
  • 80
  • The Key Military Issue Is the Cost to the United States of Winning
  • 81
  • 7.
  • Conflict Termination and Nation Building
  • 82
  • A Iraqi versus Neighboring Forces in 2002
  • The Iraqi Navy
  • 84
  • B
  • Measures of Combat Equipment Strength, 2002
  • 87
  • C
  • Gulf Arms Buys by Supplier, 1987-2000
  • 88
  • D
  • Total Gulf New Arms Agreements from the Gulf War to 2000
  • 90
  • 7
  • E
  • Total Gulf New Arms Deliveries from the Gulf War to 2000
  • 91
  • F
  • Total Gulf New Arms Agreements and Deliveries, 1997-2000
  • 92
  • G
  • Iraq's Massive Military Effort before the Gulf War
  • 93
  • H
  • Iraqi Operational Capabilities
  • Iraqi Cumulative Arms Import Deficit Enforced by UN Sanctions
  • 94
  • I
  • Overview of Iraqi Arms Purchases
  • 95
  • J
  • Iraqi Dependence on Decaying, Obsolete, or Obsolescent Major Weapons
  • 97
  • K
  • The Problem of Iraqi Military Production
  • 7
  • 99
  • The Problem of Sanctions and Equipment Modernization
  • 9
  • 2.
  • 1.
  • The Problem of Dynamic Net Assessment
  • 10
  • Uncertainties and Intangibles
  • 10
  • Defining the Key Contingencies
  • 12
  • 3.
  • Iraq Faces Continued Containment and Air War
  • 14
  • Containment without Effective Inspection
  • Iraq's Current Military Forces
  • 14
  • Containment with "Effective" Inspection
  • 16
  • Continuing Low-Level Air War over the No-Fly Zones
  • 18
  • Iraq Becomes More Confident over Time
  • 18
  • 4.
  • Iraq versus Its Neighbors
  • 20
  • 1
  • Unforeseen Events Thrust Iraq into Another Confrontation with the Kurds or Shi'ites
  • 20
  • Kurdish Contingencies
  • 20
  • Shi'ite Contingencies
  • 21
  • Reaction to a U.S.-led Coalition
  • 22
  • Iraq versus Iran
  • 23
  • The Iraqi Army and Key Security Elements
  • Iraq Risks a Desperate Attack on Kuwait
  • 25
  • Iraq's Offensive Capabilities in Other Contingencies
  • 28
  • 5.
  • Iraq and Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • 30
  • Iraqi Missile Developments and Possible Capabilities
  • 30
  • Iraqi CBRN Developments and Possible Capabilities
  • 1
  • 34
  • Current War-fighting Capability "Guesstimates"
  • 39
  • Possible U.S. Response
  • 39
  • Israeli Response
  • 44
  • Turkish and Southern Gulf Response
  • 46
  • Future Risks and Breakout Problems
  • Strength
  • 46
  • Iraq Uses Covert Action or a Terrorist/Extremist Proxy in Major Attacks against the United States, Britain, Israel, or a Gulf State
  • 47
  • 6.
  • Iraq versus the United States and a U.S.-led Coalition
  • 50
  • U.S. Forces and Allied Capabilities
  • 51
  • The Total Pool of U.S. Forces
  • 51
  • 1
  • Uncertain Role of Allied and Neighboring States
  • 52
  • Current U.S. Capabilities in the Gulf
  • 55
  • Land Warfare
  • 55
  • Air and Missile Warfare
  • 59
  • U.S. Airpower in Recent Regional Conflicts (table 6.1)
  • 60
  • Deployment
  • Covert Overthrow
  • 62
  • Opposition Ground Forces and U.S. Airpower: "Afghan Option"
  • 65
  • Use of Opposition Ground Forces
  • 65
  • Limits to the Afghan Lesson
  • 66
  • How Much U.S. Airpower Is Enough? The Iraqi SEAD Challenge
  • 67
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
viii, 100 pages
Isbn
9780892064168
Lccn
2002012857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)50404116
  • (OCoLC)ocm50404116
Label
Iraq's military capabilities in 2002 : a dynamic net assessment, author, Anthony H. Cordesman
Link
https://archive.org/details/iraqsmilitarycap00anth
Publication
Note
"September 2002."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 2
  • How Much U.S. Support Is Enough? Strengths of U.S. Strike/Attack Air and Missile Power
  • 68
  • How Much U.S. Support Is Enough? Limits and Key Uncertainties Affecting the Iraqi Response
  • 69
  • The Nation-building Problem
  • 71
  • The High Cost of Failure
  • 72
  • "Attack from the North" Option
  • 73
  • The Iraqi Air Force
  • U.S. Operations in a Major U.S.-led Coalition Military Effort
  • 74
  • "Coalition Heavy" Strategy
  • 74
  • "Coalition Light" or "Inside Out" Strategy
  • 76
  • Amphibious and Vertical Envelopment Operations
  • 78
  • The Value of Coalition Military Support
  • 78
  • 6
  • How Much U.S. Force Is Enough?
  • 79
  • Factors Shaping Iraqi Operations in a Major U.S.-led Coalition Military Effort
  • 80
  • The Key Military Issue Is the Cost to the United States of Winning
  • 81
  • 7.
  • Conflict Termination and Nation Building
  • 82
  • A Iraqi versus Neighboring Forces in 2002
  • The Iraqi Navy
  • 84
  • B
  • Measures of Combat Equipment Strength, 2002
  • 87
  • C
  • Gulf Arms Buys by Supplier, 1987-2000
  • 88
  • D
  • Total Gulf New Arms Agreements from the Gulf War to 2000
  • 90
  • 7
  • E
  • Total Gulf New Arms Deliveries from the Gulf War to 2000
  • 91
  • F
  • Total Gulf New Arms Agreements and Deliveries, 1997-2000
  • 92
  • G
  • Iraq's Massive Military Effort before the Gulf War
  • 93
  • H
  • Iraqi Operational Capabilities
  • Iraqi Cumulative Arms Import Deficit Enforced by UN Sanctions
  • 94
  • I
  • Overview of Iraqi Arms Purchases
  • 95
  • J
  • Iraqi Dependence on Decaying, Obsolete, or Obsolescent Major Weapons
  • 97
  • K
  • The Problem of Iraqi Military Production
  • 7
  • 99
  • The Problem of Sanctions and Equipment Modernization
  • 9
  • 2.
  • 1.
  • The Problem of Dynamic Net Assessment
  • 10
  • Uncertainties and Intangibles
  • 10
  • Defining the Key Contingencies
  • 12
  • 3.
  • Iraq Faces Continued Containment and Air War
  • 14
  • Containment without Effective Inspection
  • Iraq's Current Military Forces
  • 14
  • Containment with "Effective" Inspection
  • 16
  • Continuing Low-Level Air War over the No-Fly Zones
  • 18
  • Iraq Becomes More Confident over Time
  • 18
  • 4.
  • Iraq versus Its Neighbors
  • 20
  • 1
  • Unforeseen Events Thrust Iraq into Another Confrontation with the Kurds or Shi'ites
  • 20
  • Kurdish Contingencies
  • 20
  • Shi'ite Contingencies
  • 21
  • Reaction to a U.S.-led Coalition
  • 22
  • Iraq versus Iran
  • 23
  • The Iraqi Army and Key Security Elements
  • Iraq Risks a Desperate Attack on Kuwait
  • 25
  • Iraq's Offensive Capabilities in Other Contingencies
  • 28
  • 5.
  • Iraq and Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • 30
  • Iraqi Missile Developments and Possible Capabilities
  • 30
  • Iraqi CBRN Developments and Possible Capabilities
  • 1
  • 34
  • Current War-fighting Capability "Guesstimates"
  • 39
  • Possible U.S. Response
  • 39
  • Israeli Response
  • 44
  • Turkish and Southern Gulf Response
  • 46
  • Future Risks and Breakout Problems
  • Strength
  • 46
  • Iraq Uses Covert Action or a Terrorist/Extremist Proxy in Major Attacks against the United States, Britain, Israel, or a Gulf State
  • 47
  • 6.
  • Iraq versus the United States and a U.S.-led Coalition
  • 50
  • U.S. Forces and Allied Capabilities
  • 51
  • The Total Pool of U.S. Forces
  • 51
  • 1
  • Uncertain Role of Allied and Neighboring States
  • 52
  • Current U.S. Capabilities in the Gulf
  • 55
  • Land Warfare
  • 55
  • Air and Missile Warfare
  • 59
  • U.S. Airpower in Recent Regional Conflicts (table 6.1)
  • 60
  • Deployment
  • Covert Overthrow
  • 62
  • Opposition Ground Forces and U.S. Airpower: "Afghan Option"
  • 65
  • Use of Opposition Ground Forces
  • 65
  • Limits to the Afghan Lesson
  • 66
  • How Much U.S. Airpower Is Enough? The Iraqi SEAD Challenge
  • 67
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
viii, 100 pages
Isbn
9780892064168
Lccn
2002012857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)50404116
  • (OCoLC)ocm50404116

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