Military


Operation Southern Watch
1999 Events

  • 12 January 1999 -- Five Iraqi jets violated the southern no-fly zone and two entered the north, bringing the total violations in both zones since Desert Fox to more than 70, Pentagon officials said.
  • 5 January 1999 -- In two separate incidents, two F-15s and two F-14s fired a total of six missiles at four Iraqi MiG-25s over the southern no-fly zone. None of the missiles found its target.



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