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Arsenal - North Vietnam's Mi-6 "Hook" by Carl O. Shuster

North Vietnam's Soviet-built Mi-6 Hook went into service in 1962 as the world's largest and fastest helicopter

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Arsenal - CH-46F Sea Knight: "Phrog" by Carl O. Schuster

The CH-46F quickly became the Marine Corps' workhorse in Vietnam, used in airmobile assault, combat support and medevac

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Arsenal - UH-34 Choctaw by Carl O. Schuster

The UH-34C Choctaw was the first production helicopter to feature an auto-hovering system

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Arsenal - HH-43 Huskie by Carl O. Schuster

Featured two intermeshed contra-rotating rotors to facilitate hover control and eliminate the need for a tail rotor

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CH-21 Shawnee, the Flying Banana by Carl O. Schuster

The Shawnee troop transport was first deployed to Vietnam in December 1961

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North Vietnam's M-43 120mm mortar by Carl O. Schuster

Of the NVA's supporting arms in battles around Dak To in 1967, the M-43 120mm was the most powerful

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HH-53B Super Jolly Green Giant by Carl O. Schuster

The HH-53's armor, heavy lifting capability, maneuverability, range and speed made it ideal for CSAR and special ops during the Vietnam War

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EC-121 Warning Star by Carl O. Schuster

Based on the Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation, the EC-121 Warning Star carried the long-range and height-finding radars required to provide coverage and warning to U.S. aircraft operating over North Vietnam

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Patton M48A3 Battle Tank by Carl O. Schuster

Although designed to combat massed Soviet armored formations, the Patton tank was an invaluable weapon for infantry support and defending firebases

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Australia's Centurion Mark 5 Tank by Carl O. Schuster

The absence of enemy tanks in Vietnam drove the Centurion into a primarily infantry-support role, with several field modifications

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USS Grayback: Secret Submarine Landing Boat by Carl O. Schuster

The USS Grayback, whose missions during and after the Vietnam War remain classified, was the only U.S. Navy submarine capable of covertly delivering Marines or Special Forces to an enemy shore

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NVA K-50M Submachine Gun by Carl O. Schuster

Essentially a variant of the Soviet PPSh-41, the K-50M drew upon Hanoi's experience with captured French weapons, especially the MAT-49 submachine gun

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Arsenal - M-3A1 Grease Gun by Carl O. Schuster

During the Vietnam War, the M-3 submachine gun, commonly called the Grease Gun, was a favorite because it provided instant close-range firepower, was tolerant of the field environment and was easy to maintain

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Arsenal - The RPG-7 by Carl O. Schuster

The RPG-7 is a recoilless muzzle-loaded, shoulder-fired antitank weapon that fires a fin-stabilized rocket shaped like a warhead. During the Vietnam War, it was carried by every infantry squad in the People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN)

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