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Iran–Iraq War

Operation Nimble Archer

Monday Oct 19, 1987
Persian Gulf

Iran deployed Silkworm missiles to attack some ships, but only a few were actually fired, and in response to Iranian Silkworm missile attacks on Kuwaiti oil tankers, launched Operation Nimble Archer, destroying two Iranian oil rigs in the Persian Gulf.


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