The Vietnam War

American and Her Allies' involvement in Southeast Asia from 1959 to 1975

US MIM-72 ''Chaparral'' Missile

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-mim72-chaparral-missile 31st Jul 2021 - Deployed in 1969 with The US Army in The Vietnam War – The MIM-72 “Chaparral” was a Surface To Air Defensive System. (4) ''Sidewinde …

US North American F14 ''Fury'' Fighter-Bomber Jet

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-north-american-f14-fury-fighterbomber-jet 31st Jul 2021 - The last variant based in part on the successful ''Sabre'' and ''Super Sabre'' Class of Fighters, The North American ''Fury'' Bomber-Fighter was first …

NVA 122mm Rocket

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/nva-122mm-rocket 31st Jul 2021 - One of the most used ground based Rocket (and System), The 122mm Rocket was used by both North Vietnamese Army (NVA) and Viet Cong (VC) Armies. They w …

Search and Destroy Tactics

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/search-and-destroy-tactics 31st Jul 2021 - An Infantry Tactic refined somewhat during The Vietnam War (1965-1975), the practice of what would become “Search and Destroy” Tactics &nd …

US Colt M148 Grenade Launcher

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-colt-m148-grenade-launcher 31st Jul 2021 - Colt Firearms developed (1964) the experimental M148 Grenade Launcher for possible use in The US involvement in Southeast Asia (Vietnam). Prior to thi …

USS ''Pueblo''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/uss-pueblo 31st Jul 2021 - The USS ''Pueblo'' is a ''Banner''-Class Environmental Research Ship, which was assigned to NSA-CIA Surveillance Duties in 1967. Built in 1944 toward …

Soviet RPD 7.62mm Machine Gun

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/soviet-rpd-762mm-machine-gun 31st Jul 2021 - Developed for The Soviet Army in the early 1960s, The Ruchnoy Pulemyot Degtyaryova (RPD) was a 7.62mm Cartridge, full automatic, hand-held (shoulder f …

US Grumman HU-16 ''Albatross'' AFB

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-grumman-hu16-albatross-afb 31st Jul 2021 - The HU-16 ''Albatross'' was an Amphibious Flying Boat, built by Grumman Aircraft for use by The US Air Force and US Navy. The US Coast Guard also oper …

US Kaman SH-2 ''Seasprite'' Helicopter

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-kaman-sh2-seasprite-helicopter 31st Jul 2021 - Developed for use by Kaman Helicopter in 1959, The SH-2 ''Seasprite'' was placed in operational deployment with The US Navy in 1962 – as part of …

US AGM-65 ''Maverick'' Missile

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-agm65-maverick-missile 31st Jul 2021 - In-service with The US Military by 1972, The AGM-65 ''Maverick'' is a ''close support'' air to ground missile, designed for deployment on a wide varie …

Canadian DHC-4 ''Caribou'' Cargo Plane

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/canadian-dhc4-caribou-cargo-plane 31st Jul 2021 - Designed by de Havilland Aircraft in Canada, The DHC-4 was a rugged and dependable Cargo Aircraft. Developed in 1958, they were deployed in 1961. The …

US Grumman C2 ''Greyhound'' Cargo Plane

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-grumman-c2-greyhound-cargo-plane 31st Jul 2021 - The Grumman C-2 ''Greyhound'' was a popular Support Cargo Aircraft, used by The US Navy. Introduced in 1964, The C-2A Model is still in Service today. …