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AIR ASSAULT : THE 1ST CAV

AIR ASSAULT : THE 1ST CAV

Air assault is the movement of ground-based military forces, most commonly infantry, by VTOL aircraft such as the helicopter to seize and hold key terrain which has not been fully secured and to directly engage and destroy enemy forces [1]. In addition...

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POW/MIA report

POW/MIA report

Vietnam’s Ability to Account Family members, veteran organizations and other POW/MIA supporters throughout the country consistently opposed steps to improve economic and political relations with Vietnam until their leadership made the decision to cooperate...

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McDONNELL DOUGLAS A-4 SKYHAWK

McDONNELL DOUGLAS A-4 SKYHAWK

tiny_mce_marker The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk is a carrier-capable ground-attack aircraft designed for the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. The delta winged, single turbojet-engined Skyhawk was designed and produced by Douglas Aircraft Company,...

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CURTISS SB2C "HELLDIVER"

CURTISS SB2C "HELLDIVER"

CURTISS SB2C "HELLDIVER" caractèristiques: Envergure 15,2 m Longueur 11,2 m Hauteur 4,5 m Surface alaire 39,2 m² Masses À vide 4 588 kg Avec armement 6 202 kg Maximale 7 600 kg Performances Vitesse maximale 473 km/h Plafond 7 600 m Vitesse ascensionnelle...

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CHANCE-VOUGHT AU-1 & F4-U7 EN INDOCHINE

CHANCE-VOUGHT AU-1 & F4-U7 EN INDOCHINE

Les Corsairs au-dessus de Dien Bien Phu L’engagement du Corsair dans le conflit indochinois coïncide avec la fin de la bataille de Dien Bien Phû. Les tout nouveaux F4U-7 avaient été livrés en trois fois à la France, en décembre 1952 en février 53 et en...

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REPUBLIC F-105 THUNDERCHIEF The "THUD"

REPUBLIC F-105 THUNDERCHIEF The "THUD"

F-105 over Mt FUJI History The Republic F-105 Thunderchief, was a supersonic fighter-bomber used by the United States Air Force. The Mach 2 capable F-105 bore the brunt of strike bombing over North Vietnam during the early years of the Vietnam War. Originally...

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