Presisjonsstyrte våpen i de senere års konflikter
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This report gives an overview and a discussion of the development and utilisation of long-range precision guided munitions in recent military operations – starting with Desert Storm in 1991. The open literature has been reviewed and documents containing information on the usage of precision guided munitions have been studied. The most important subjects considered in this study are which kind of targets where attacked, which kind of precision weapons where available, the performance of various weapons against different type of targets, platforms and sensors used, and the performance of the command and control system. Finally, the most important experiences regarding use of LPW in recent conflicts are discussed, and some important lessons learnt are drawn.