Iraqi victory claims in the First Gulf War

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All the lists present the following data:
Name and (when known) first name are presented with arbitrary choice for the spelling (russian, german, arab names...).
RANK of the pilot: see the rank page for the meaning of the abbreviations and the equivalence.
According to the pages, COUNTRY, NATION for the nationality or ethnic origin, AIR_SERVICE for the air arm, are provided.
The number of victories represents usually the total of kills (individual plus shared). The shared kills are indicated when known under the form [indiv+shared]. The official score is indicated when different from the total (American and British scores of ww2 for example).
Authors of the SOURCES column are given; report to the bibliography page to find the books, articles, web pages in alphabetical order. The OTHER_SOURCES column presents the divergent scores with sometimes the author of the source.
The DETAIL column shows occasionally the type of kill, balloons, V-1s, ground kills, unconfirmed kills...
The NOTE column exposes different commentaries and for lack of space, abbreviations are used: report to the abbreviation page for their meaning.

Updated: 08/11/2007

Rank First Name Name Victories Sources Detail Air Service Units Death Note Other Sources
Col Mohammed 'Sky Falcon' RAYYAN 4 D.Nicolle-T.Cooper (+6 unconf) IrAF 1Sqn 02/07/1986 MiG-21 and MiG-25 pilot, 1980-86. 6; 8
S. A. RAZAK 4 IrAF 9Sq MiG-21MF, 1980.
Capt Ali 'Tiger of Irak' SABAH 3 T. Cooper (+ 3 unconf.) IrAF 115Sqn MiG-23, Mirage F1, 1st and 2nd Gulf Wars 6
Capt Ahmed SABBAH 3 IrAF MiG-23, 1980. KIA.
Capt Advan Hassan YASSIN 3 T. Cooper IrAAC Mi-25 heli top scorer.
Capt Omar GOBEN 2 D.Nicolle-T.Cooper (+ 10 unconf.) IrAF 23Sqn MiG-21, First Gulf War. KIA 2nd Gulf War 12; 3
Capt Ahmed SALEM (SALAH) 2 M.Spick, T.Cooper IrAF 17Sqn MiG-21, one AH-1; Mirage F1, one F-4.
Lt Tariq AL-DIN MARUF 1 IrAF MiG-21MF, 1980.
Lt MANSOOR 1 IrAF MiG-21, Tomcat killer, 1980.
Table: Iraqi victory claims in the First Gulf War

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