US Central Command Campaign Planning against the Soviet Union, 1979-1987
[Technical Report, Briefing Charts]
Joint History and Research Office
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In the aftermath of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, the United States became concerned about the potential threat of Irans seizure by the Soviet Union. The first planning efforts by US Central Command during the 1980s were to formulate ways to thwart the Soviet invasion of Iran. This briefing on that planning was presented to the combatant commander of US Central Command and his staff in September 2020.
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
- Humanities and History