Recces in The Gulf
The RF-4C Phantom II was the last manned, tactical reconnaissance aircraft in U. S. Air Force inventory. The 1991 Persian Gulf conflict was its last war. Still, the RF-4C was in on the action in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm from the beginning.
Pictured left: A U.S. Air Force McDonnell RF-4C-26-MC Phantom II (s/n 65-0886) from the 192nd Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, 152nd Tactical Reconnaissance Group, Nevada Air National Guard, prepares for a mission during the 1991 Gulf War on 8 April 1991.