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Gulf War
(Nothern/Southern Watch: 1 March 1991 - 1 May 2003)


                                VICTORIES
NAME                 DESTROYED    DAMAGED   UNIT/AIRFORCE                 COMMENTS

unknown                  1           -      No. 96 Squadron IrAF          1.

Comments:
  1. On 23 December 2002, an Iraqi MiG-25 shot down a U.S. Air Force unmanned MQ-1 Predator drone, which was performing armed reconnaissance over Iraq. This was the first time in history that an aircraft and an unmanned drone had engaged in combat. Predators had been armed with AIM-92 Stinger air-to-air missiles and were being used to "bait" Iraqi fighter aircraft, then run. In this incident, the Predator did not run, but instead fired one of the Stingers, which missed, while the MiG's missile did not.

MiG-25PD
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25PDS, Iraqi Air Force


Iraqi air-to-air victories during Nothern/Southern Watch: 1 March 1991 - 1 May 2003  PDF

Sources & Literature
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  2. Holmes, Tony: US Navy Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Part One, Osprey Combat Aircraft 46, Osprey Publishing, July 25 2004.

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