INTERSCHOOL SUBCOURSE IS3008
SOUTHWEST ASIA I
IRAN, IRAQ, KUWAIT, AND SAUDI ARABIA
10 CREDIT HOURS
U.S. ARMY INTELLIGENCE CENTER
Fort Huachuca, AZ 85613-6000
This subcourse was designed to teach you the history, weather, terrain, lines of communications (LOCs), and the military capabilities of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia.
There are no prerequisites for this subcourse.
This subcourse reflects the doctrine which was current at the start of Operation Desert Storm. To supplement the data presented in this subcourse, we recommend the use of other sources (classified or unclassified) of information.
Unless otherwise stated, the masculine gender of singular pronouns is used to refer to both men and women.
Terminal Learning Objective:
|Action:||You will describe the history, weather, terrain, and LOCs; and identify the military capabilities of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia.|
You will have access to extracts from CIA World Factbook 1997, DA Pam 550-31, DA Pam 550-51, DA Pam 550-68, DA Pam 550-185, FM 34-72 (Coordinating Draft), FM 44-30, USAITAC Order of Battle Handbook AIA-DS-1-090, USAITAC Order of Battle Handbook AIA-DS-2-90, 11th SFG Field Order of Battle Handbook, NTC Handbook 100-91, USAIC&FH SupR TCSUCC, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) on The Military Balance 1990-1991 and Microsoft Encarta Encylopedia 98, Janes Sentinel Security Assessment, The Gulf States 2nd update Apr 98, Milnet 1998 Website at http:/www.milnet.com/milnet/index.html.
To demonstrate competency of this task, you must achieve a minimum of 70% on this subcourse examination.
ACCP Subcourse IS3009 encompasses the history, weather, terrain, LOCs, and the military capabilities of Bahrain, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Syria, United Arab Republics (UAE), and Yemen. Military equipment, previously contained in Subcourse IS3008 (Edition A), was transferred to Subcourses IS3010 and IS3011, which contain such equipment of Northeast African and South and Southwest Asian countries.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: Special thanks go to the International Institute for Strategic Studies for permitting us to use selected information from IISS The Military Balance 1990-1991.
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