Two Tornado aircraft fully loaded

Operation Granby

Picture: Two Tornado aircraft fully loaded for a strike await take-off clearance.

The Gulf War 1991

These pages will catalogue the official reports of one of the most important periods in recent Royal Air Force history, the air battle fought over Kuwait and Iraq between 16 January and 11 April 1991, a time that became known as the Gulf War. Britain was acting as part of a multi-national force in support of United Nations resolutions promulgated by Iraq's unprovoked invasion of Kuwait.

Aircraft

Air Power

Aircraft used by the RAF, USAF, Army and Navy and other Coalition..

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Background

Background

Articles written at the time of the conflict, and shortly after..

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Honours

Honours

Listed by type are the honours awarded to members of the Royal Air Force..

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Bases

Bases

RAF Bases used during Operation Granby..

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Gallery

Gallery

Operation Granby Galleries..

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Days

The Gulf War Campaign Diary

The Gulf War Campaign Diary from February to March 1991.

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