The Vietnam War

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

US M106 Mortar Carrier

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-m106-mortar-carrier 31st Jul 2021 - Developed for War in Southeast Asia by The US Army, The M106 was a mechanized Mortar Carrier. It was a tracked Vehicle which supported The US M30 Heav …

Sigma War Games

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/sigma-war-games 31st Jul 2021 - The Sigma Series of ''War Games'' were Top-Secret US Department of Defense and Pentagon simulations – designed to give various projections to '' …

US Kaman HH-43 ''Huskie'' Helicopter

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-kaman-hh43-huskie-helicopter 31st Jul 2021 - The US Kaman HH-43 ''Huskie'' Helicopter was deployed by The US Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force. between 1953 and 1970. It was used primarily as an a …

US Cessna O-1 ''Bird Dog'' Observation Plane

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-cessna-o1-bird-dog-pbservation-plane 31st Jul 2021 - The Cessna L-19 was a popular Civilian aircraft designed in the 1950s. So popular and in wide usage, The US Military ordered the Model and identified …

US AGR-14 ''ZAP'' Missile

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-agr14-zap-missile 31st Jul 2021 - The US AGR-14 ''ZAP” (''Zero Anti-Aircraft Potential'', as it would eventually be Classified), was envisioned as a means of neutralizing potenti …

Tunnel Warfare

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/tunnel-warfare 31st Jul 2021 - One of the most effective counter-measures of  The Viet Cong Fighters against The American Military,  was their use of offensive and defensi …

''Chieu Hoi'' Program

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/chieu-hoi-program 31st Jul 2021 - The rough English translation meaning “Open Arms”, The Chieu Hoi Program was an attempt by The American Military and Central Intelligence …

US M113 APC

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-m113-apc 31st Jul 2021 - The iconic and reliable M113 Armored Personnel Carrier (known simply as The “APC”), was a transportation “workhorse” used by A …

US M40 Detection Device

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-m40-detection-device 31st Jul 2021 - The Cold War was seen as a futile ground for the development and testing of many weapons and devices which were thought to ultimately improve American …

US M55 Flak Jacket

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-m55-flak-jacket 31st Jul 2021 - By definition, a Flack Vest – while still a Member of The Body Armor “Family”, is not in fact true Body Armor. The US Marine Corps. …

US M163 ''Vulcan'' 20mm AA Gun

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-m163-vulcan-20mm-aa-gun 31st Jul 2021 - Designed and fielded in 1968 for use by The US Military during the later years of The Vietnam War. The M163 was a “hybrid” combination of …

Australian Self-Loading 7.62mm Rifle

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/australian-selfloading-762mm-rifle 31st Jul 2021 - A misnomer, The Australian SURE was a gas-operated, shoulder fired Battle Rifle and Light Machine Gun, manufactured in Belgium for use by The Australi …