10 terms

Vietnam Helicopters


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The United States relied on this like never before for the Vietnam war.
Bell AH-1 Huey Cobra
This helicopter could only last for so long because it lacked crew protection and the toughness
Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
With transport origins and a large cabin space this Huey was designed from the beginning for multiple purposes.
Bell OH-58 Kiowa
This helicopter was really only armed with guns when it had to be used in the Vietnam war.
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
This helicopter has Twin-tandem rotors and delivers combat ready infantry, supplies, battlefield hardware, and equipment
Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant
This helicopter was made for CSAR (Combat Search and Rescue)
Vietnam helicopters were first tasked as these
Vietnam helicopters were then evolved into these
How many people could a Chinook carry
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