AH-1 Huey Cobra Gunship (Snake)

Click for larger image To see past Arsenals, click here. This infographic originally appeared in the Nov/Dec 2015 issue of Vietnam...
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Arsenal: Infographs by Gregory Proch

From the August 2014 issue: America’s Mark 30 ‘Four Deuce’ Mortar Click for larger image From the September 2014 issue: MiG-21: Hanoi’s Aerial Equalizer Click for larger image From the...
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Arsenal – HH-43 Huskie

Featured two intermeshed contra-rotating rotors to facilitate hover control and eliminate the need for a tail rotor
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HH-53B Super Jolly Green Giant

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

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

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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USS Grayback: Secret Submarine Landing Boat

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

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

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