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Gulf War coalition map3

Map of Coalition countries (Green & Blue levels) and Iraq (Orange).

The coalition of the Persian Gulf War consisted of the countries that were officially opposed to the Ba'athist Iraqi invasion of Kuwait during the Persian Gulf War of 1990-1991.

Coalition of the Gulf War vs Iraq

Blue - Coalition countries
Orange - Iraq under Saddam Hussein, including annexation of Kuwait and territory occupied during the Battle of Khafji

Coalition by number of military personnelEdit

Tornado F3 RSAF Feb1991

A Royal Saudi Air Force Tornado F3 during Operation Desert Storm.

Various Arabic Troops during Operation Desert Storm

Egyptian, Syrian, Omani and Kuwaiti troops stand for review during Operation Desert Storm.

List of Coalition forces by number of military personnel
Country Number of Personnel Comments / Major Events
United States 575,000 - 697,000Operation Desert Shield
Battle of Khafji
Battle of 73 Easting
Battle of Al Busayyah
Battle of Phase Line Bullet
Battle of Medina Ridge
Battle of Wadi Al-Batin
Battle of Norfolk
Operation Desert Storm
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg Saudi Arabia 60,000 - 100,000Operation Desert Shield
Battle of Khafji
Operation Desert Storm
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom 53,462[1]Operation Granby
Flag of Egypt.svg Egypt 20,000Operation Desert Storm
Flag of France.svg France 18,000Opération Daguet
Flag of Syria.svg Syria 14,500Operation Desert Storm
Flag of Morocco.svg Morocco 13,000 Security Personnel
Flag of Kuwait.svg Kuwait 9,900Invasion of Kuwait
Operation Desert Storm
Flag of Oman.svg Oman 6,300Operation Desert Storm
Flag of Pakistan.svg Pakistan 4,900 - 5,500 Backup team
Flag of Canada.svg Canada4,500Operation FRICTION
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg United Arab Emirates 4,300Operation Desert Storm
Flag of Qatar.svg Qatar 2,600Battle of Khafji
Flag of Bangladesh.svg Bangladesh 2,200 (Operation Moru-prantar) Security Personnel including 2 field Ambulance teams
Flag of Italy.svg Italy 1,200Deployed Panavia Tornado strike attack aircraft, Naval deployment
Flag of Australia.svg Australia 700Australian contribution to the 1991 Gulf War
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands 700 Naval deployment; Air Force deployments of Surface-to-Air Missiles to Turkey and Israel
Flag of Niger.svg Niger 600Patroller group
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 525[2]Field hospital
Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina 500 Navy / Air Force
Flag of Senegal.svg Senegal 500 Base Guards
Flag of Spain.svg Spain 500 on the field / 3,000 off the coast Engineers
Flag of Bahrain.svg Bahrain 400 Base Guards
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium 400 Base Engineers
Flag of Poland.svg Poland 319 Operation Simoom
Naval & medical deployment
Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea 314Medical & transportation support
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia 200Operation Desert Shield
Operation Desert Storm
Czechoslovakia in the Gulf War
Flag of Greece.svg Greece 200 Pilots
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark 100HDMS Olfert Fischer (Niels Juel Class Korvet)
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand 1002 C-130 Hercules transporter aircraft[3]
Flag of Hungary.svg Hungary 50
Flag of Norway.svg Norway 50Naval & medical deployment

Coalition by DivisionsEdit

Army Central CommandEdit

Marine Central CommandEdit

Joint Forces Command EastEdit

  • Flag of Egypt.svg Egypt
  • Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg Saudi Arabia
  • Flag of Syria.svg Syria
  • Flag of Morocco.svg Morocco
  • Flag of Kuwait.svg Kuwait
  • Flag of Oman.svg Oman
  • Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg United Arab Emirates
  • Flag of Qatar.svg Qatar
  • Flag of Bahrain.svg Bahrain
  • Flag of Poland.svg Poland
  • Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia

Joint Forces Command NorthEdit

  • United States
  • Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
  • Flag of France.svg France
  • Flag of Canada.svg Canada
  • Flag of Italy.svg Italy
  • Flag of Australia.svg Australia

Commanders of CoalitionEdit

TurkeyEdit

CzechoslovakiaEdit

EgyptEdit

FranceEdit

Saudi ArabiaEdit

SyriaEdit

United KingdomEdit

United StatesEdit

Coalition by EquipmentEdit

United StatesEdit

TanksEdit

Armored VehiclesEdit

  • M2A2 Bradley IFV (Infantry Fighting Vehicle)
  • M3A2 Bradley CFV (Cavalry Fighting Vehicle)
  • AAVP7A1 Assault Amphibian Vehicle Personnel (USMC)
  • LAV-25 Light Armored Vehicle (USMC)
  • LAV-AT Light Armored Vehicle (Anti-Tank) (USMC)
  • M113A2/A3 APC (Armored Personnel Carrier)
  • M901A1 ITV (Improved TOW Vehicle)

Self-Propelled Artillery/Mortars/RocketsEdit

  • LAV-M Light Armored Vehicle (Mortar) (USMC)
  • M106A2 Self-Propelled Mortar Carrier
  • M109A2/A3/A4 155 mm SPH (Self-Propelled Howitzer)
  • M110A2 8 inch SPH (Self-Propelled Howitzer)
  • M270 MLRS Multiple Launch Rocket System

Anti-AircraftEdit

Artillery & MortarsEdit

Engineering & Recovery Vehicles

Command VehiclesEdit

  • M577A2 ACP (Armored Command Post) Carrier
  • AACV7A1 (Assault Amphibian Vehicle Command) (USMC)
  • LAV-25C2 Light Armored Vehicle (Command & Control) (USMC)
  • M981 FISTV (Fire Support Team Vehicle)

Other VehiclesEdit

HelicoptersEdit

AirplanesEdit

Aircraft CarriersEdit

BattleshipsEdit

SubmarinesEdit

Amphibious Assault ShipsEdit

Guided Missile CruisersEdit

Destroyer TendersEdit

DestroyersEdit

Guided Missile DestroyersEdit

FrigatesEdit

Amphibious Transport DocksEdit

Ammunition ShipsEdit

Dock Landing ShipsEdit

Tank Landing ShipsEdit

Fast Sealift ShipsEdit

  • SL-7 Type (USS Algol, USNS Bellatrix, USS Denebola, USS Pollux, USNS Altair, USS Regulus, USS Capella)

Fleet OilersEdit

  • Neosho Class (USS Neosho, USS Hassayampa, USS Ponchatoula)
  • Cimarron Class (USS Platte)
  • Henry J. Kaiser Class (USS Joshua Humphreys, USNS Andrew J. Higgins, USS Walter S. Diehl)

Combat Stores ShipsEdit

Fast Combat Support ShipsEdit

Replenishment Oiler ShipsEdit

  • Wichita Class (USS Kansas City, USS Kalamazoo)

MinesweepersEdit

Repair ShipsEdit

  • Vulcan Class (USS Vulcan, USS Jason)

Rescue & Salvage ShipsEdit

  • Edenton Class (USS Beaufort)

Sealift ShipsEdit

  • Wright Class (USS Wright, USS Curtiss)

Hospital ShipsEdit

Amphibious Cargo ShipsEdit

  • Charleston Class USS Durham, USS Mobile)

Mine Countermeasure ShipsEdit

Survey ShipsEdit

  • Chauvenet Class (USS Chauvenet)

Light Water CraftEdit

United KingdomEdit

TanksEdit

Armoured VehiclesEdit

Self-Propelled Artillery/Mortars/RocketsEdit

  • FV432(M) Trojan SPMC (Self-Propelled Mortar Carrier)
  • M109 155 mm SPH (Self-Propelled Howitzer) M109A2
  • M110 8 inch SPH (Self-Propelled Howitzer) M110A2
  • MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System)

Anti-AircraftEdit

  • Rapier Field Standard B2 Stationary SAM (Surface-To-Air Missile) Launcher
  • Tracked Rapier TR1 Mobile SAM (Surface-To-Air Missile) Launcher
  • Javelin LML (Lightweight Multiple Launcher) SAM (Surface-To-Air Missile) Launcher

Artillery & MortarsEdit

Engineering & Recovery VehiclesEdit

  • FV4205 Chieftain AVLB (Armoured Vehicle Launched Bridge)
  • FV180 CET (Combat Engineer Tractor)
  • FV434 ARV (Armoured Recovery Vehicle)
  • FV512 Warrior MCRV (Mechanised Combat Repair Vehicle)
  • FV513 Warrior MRV(R) (Mechanised Recovery Vehicle (Repair))
  • CRARRV (Challenger Armoured Repair and Recovery Vehicle)

Command VehiclesEdit

Other VehiclesEdit

AircraftEdit

FrigatesEdit

DestroyersEdit

SubmarinesEdit

Fleet Support TankersEdit

Fast Fleet TankersEdit

Stores ShipsEdit

Mine Countermeasure VesselsEdit

  • Hunt Class (HMS Ledbury, HMS Cattistock, HMS Dulverton, HMS Bicester, HMS Atherstone, HMS Hurworth)

Fleet Repair ShipsEdit

Primary Casualty Reception VesselsEdit

Saudi ArabiaEdit

TanksEdit

Armoured VehiclesEdit

Self-Propelled Artillery/Mortars/RocketsEdit

  • M109A2 155 mm SPH (Self-Propelled Howitzer)
  • AMX-GCT 155 mm SPH (Self-Propelled Howitzer)
  • ASTROS-II MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System)
  • M106A2 Self-Propelled Mortar Carrier
  • Cadillac Gage V-150 Commando (Mortar 81 mm)
  • Cadillac Gage V-150 Commando (Mortar 90 mm)

Artillery & MortarsEdit

Anti-AircraftEdit

  • M163 VADS Vulcan Air Defence System
  • AMX-30SA Shahine Self-Propelled SAM (Surface-To-Air Missile) Launcher
  • AMX-30SA SPAAA (Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Artillery)
  • MIM-23 Improved Hawk SAM (Surface-To-Air Missile) Launcher
  • Shahine Stationary SAM (Surface-To-Air Missile) Launcher
  • Bofors 40 mm L/70 AAA (Anti-Aircraft Artillery)
  • Oerlikon-Buhrle Twin 35 mm GDF AAA (Anti-Aircraft Artillery)

Other VehiclesEdit

HelicoptersEdit

AirplanesEdit

KuwaitEdit

TanksEdit

  • M-84AB MBT (Main Battle Tank)

Armoured VehiclesEdit

  • BMP-2 IFV (Infantry Fighting Vehicle)
  • M113A1 APC (Armored Personnel Carrier)

HelicoptersEdit

AirplanesEdit

FranceEdit

TanksEdit

Armoured VehiclesEdit

Artillery & MortarsEdit

  • TR-F1 155 mm Towed Howitzer
  • MO-81-61C 81 mm Mortar
  • MO-120-RT-61 120 mm Mortar

Anti-AircraftEdit

  • GIAT 20 mm 53T2 Towed AAA (Anti-Aircraft Artillery)
  • Mistral SAM (Surface-To-Air Missile) Launcher

Other VehiclesEdit

  • Peugeot P4 4WD
  • VLRA (Vehicle de Liaison et Reconnaissance de L'Armee) Truck
  • GIAT VAB (Véhicule de l'Avant Blindé)
  • GIAT VAB-PC (Véhicule de l'Avant Blindé) (Command)
  • GIAT VAB-VCAC/HOT (Véhicule de l'Avant Blindé) ATGM (Anti-Tank Guided Missile) Launching Vehicle
  • GIAT VAB-VTM (Véhicule de l'Avant Blindé) Mortar Tractor

HelicoptersEdit

AirplanesEdit

Aircraft CarriersEdit

QatarEdit

Tanks

  • AMX-30S MBT (Main Battle Tank)

ItalyEdit

Airplanes

Ships

  • 1 destroyer
  • 3 frigates
  • 1 support ship

PolandEdit

Hospital ship

Salvage ship

CzechoslovakiaEdit

Other vehicles

  • Tatra T-815 (Heavy truck)
  • UAZ-4629 (All-terrain vehicle mounted with chemical reconnaissance probes)
  • ARS-12M (De-contamination truck based on Praga V3S)
  • POP (Mobile field medical truck based on Praga V3S)

CanadaEdit

Destroyers

Fighters

Transport Aircraft

Patrol, Survellience Aircraft

Fleet Oiler

ArgentinaEdit

ships[5]

Transport Aircraft

  • 2 Boeing 707 (TC-91[6] and TC-94/LV-LGO as UN UNAG-1[7])

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. "1990/1991 Gulf Conflict" retrieved 25 March 2011 "Ministry of Defence"
  2. http://www.mil.se/sv/i-varlden/Utlandsstyrkan/Truppinsatser/Kuwait/ Field hospital deployed as part of Operation Granby (in Swedish)
  3. http://www.airforce.mil.nz/about-us/history/the-post-war-years.htm Royal New Zealand Air Force website
  4. http://www.rcsigs.ca/ViewPage/History/OP-SCALPEL-Signal-Troop
  5. La Armada Argentina en el Golfo
  6. El TC-91, un avión con mucha historia
  7. A 12 AÑOS DEL BOEING UNAG-1 EN LA GUERRA DEL GOLFO I

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