In the Persian Gulf War, the Soviet military has seen the future-and it works. According to representatives of the General Staff Academy, the Gulf War was a "technological operation" and therefore a prototype of future war.
FitzGerald, Mary C.
"The Soviet Military and the New "Technological Operation" in the Gulf,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 44
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol44/iss4/4