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Dr. Gerald Bull: A Supersonic Scientist

Type: Film and Video

After working with wind tunnels in university, Gerald Bull is developing ways to use a gun to launch a missile.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Canada's CF 18s - Canadians in Combat in the Gulf War

Type: Film and Video

Canadian forces are in combat for the first time in decades. Four Canadian fighter jets flew into Iraqi airspace, escorting allied attack planes in Operation Desert Storm.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Missile Threats and Scud Alerts at Canada Dry - Canadian Forces in Qatar during the Gulf War

Type: Film and Video

Report on Canadian forces at Canada Dry 1, one of two Canadian bases in Qatar. Iraqi scud missiles are being fired at Bahrain, close to the Canadian base in Qatar. Gas masks must be readily available and although the missile threat in Qatar is considered low, every warning is treated as if it is the real thing.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Dr. Gerald Bull: The High Altitude Research Project

Type: Film and Video

Gerald Bull, now a professor at McGill University, works with the U.S. Army on a new weapons project in Barbados.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Cost of War - Funding the Gulf War Effort

Type: Film and Video

This report examines the cost of the Gulf War, which is adding up to a billion dollars a day for the allied coalition forces. Although the United States is paying the bulk of the bill, Canadians are investing approximately $350 million into the Gulf War effort and coalition forces have pledged a total of 42 billion dollars to assist the U.S.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation