Logistics: April 7, 2003


The first three ships carrying the 4th Infantry Division's equipment arrived in Kuwait's Shuaiba port for unloading on April 1st. This unit, with over 30,000 troops, 500 armored vehicles and 18 attack helicopters, required 30 ships to move to the theater. However, they are still weeks away from joining the fight in Iraq. The port can handle only five ships at a time, and each ship takes two to three days to unload. - Adam Geibel 


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