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They released only 88 aircraft and not until The hope was that Israel would respond and that would cause a rift between the US and the Arab coalition countries. But as an assurance, the coalition had to put a huge effort into spotting and eliminating the SCUDs which were killing Israeli citizens. At the beginning of the war, Iraq had 20 major power stations providing electricity to its citizens. During the bombing campaign, 11 of those were completely destroyed and another half dozen was damaged, while substations were destroyed. As a result, only 4 percent of the electricity production from the start of the war was still operational.
Coalition bombing destroyed all of the major dams, most major pumping stations, and many sewage treatment plants, telecommunications equipment, port facilities, oil refineries and distribution centers, railroads, and bridges. No help would be forthcoming from the Jordanians. All of the major bridges linking the two countries were bombed.
Gulf War–Air Campaign, January 16 – February 28, 1991
Losses: The coalition air forces lost a total of 75 aircraft. Of these 52 were fixed wing and 23 helicopters. Only one was shot down in air-to-air combat. Of those 44, 39 fixed wing and 5 helicopters were lost in combat.
Iraq aircraft losses totaled which were lost in combat. An additional 68 fixed wing and 13 helicopters were destroyed on the ground. And were interned in Iran and not returned.
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This set the stage for supporting the ground troops and the close air support of the coalition air forces pounded the Iraqi army positions. In some instances, entire Iraqi brigades dug into defensive positions were annihilated in place by bombing in the desert that offered no cover or concealment. In late February, the Iraqis attempted to flee Kuwait in every manner of vehicle carrying all of the loot they could carry. Not long after, President Bush ordered the cessation of combat operations.
The first Gulf War was over.