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1 Technology Of Warfare In Vietnam By Devin StairTransition Year

2 Weapons used in the Vietnam War These are some of the many weapons used in Vietnam: The XM2 (People Sniper) F-4 Phantom II A-4 Sky hawk M48 Tank RPG-7 Rocket Launcher (CHICOM Type-69) By Devin StairTransition Year

3 A Vietnam-era sensor, the XM2, (on the bottom) generally known as the "people sniffer", detected ammonia concentrations in air, which indicated the presence of groups of people or animals. A Vietnam-era sensor, the XM2, (on the bottom) generally known as the "people sniffer", detected ammonia concentrations in air, which indicated the presence of groups of people or animals. By Devin StairTransition Year

4 High-performance attack aircrafts Flown by the Air Force, Navy, and Marines, versions of the F-4 Phantom II were the primary aircraft used in close support. Flown by the Air Force, Navy, and Marines, versions of the F-4 Phantom II were the primary aircraft used in close support. By Devin StairTransition Year

5 High-performance attack aircrafts Navy and Marine A-4 Sky hawk aircraft operated in the northern areas, both from carriers and land bases. Navy and Marine A-4 Sky hawk aircraft operated in the northern areas, both from carriers and land bases. By Devin StairTransition Year

6 Despite its armor protection and suitable main gun, the M48 Tank was thrown into a war for which it was not directly intended for. By Devin StairTransition Year

7 The RPG-7 Rocket Launcher (CHICOM Type-69) is a muzzle loaded, shoulder fired antitank grenade launcher. The RPG-7 Rocket Launcher (CHICOM Type-69) is a muzzle loaded, shoulder fired antitank grenade launcher. By Devin StairTransition Year

8 Transport Used During The Vietnam War These where used to transport people and weapons during the Vietnam War: M35 ‘’Deuce And A Half’’ Truck USS (CV-11) Aircraft Carrier USS Intrepid (CV-11) Aircraft Carrier The Armored Vehicle The BTR-60PB Armored Vehicle LAV-100 Light Armored 4x4 Vehicle AH-1 Cobra (Helicopter) By Devin StairTransition Year

9 This is a M35 ‘’Deuce And A Half’’ truck used to transport groups of soldiers In the Vietnam war. It was built in 1951. This is a M35 ‘’Deuce And A Half’’ truck used to transport groups of soldiers In the Vietnam war. It was built in 1951. By Devin StairTransition Year

10 USS (CV-11) operating in the Philippine Sea in November 1944. This was used to transport many aircrafts. USS Intrepid (CV-11) operating in the Philippine Sea in November 1944. This was used to transport many aircrafts. By Devin StairTransition Year

11 The is an armored vehicle that is fully amphibious and can carry 14 fully-loaded combat personnel in an enclosed passenger compartment along with a variety of cargo. The BTR-60PB is an armored vehicle that is fully amphibious and can carry 14 fully-loaded combat personnel in an enclosed passenger compartment along with a variety of cargo. By Devin StairTransition Year

12 LAV-100 is a light armored 4x4 vehicle that was used by the US Army during the Vietnam War. The vehicle is capable of decent off-road and highway speeds. LAV-100 is a light armored 4x4 vehicle that was used by the US Army during the Vietnam War. The vehicle is capable of decent off-road and highway speeds. By Devin StairTransition Year

13 The AH-1 Cobra series of helicopters is a military's primary light attack helicopter. The fuselage featured seating with the pilot in read and gunner in front. The AH-1 Cobra series of helicopters is a military's primary light attack helicopter. The fuselage featured seating with the pilot in read and gunner in front. By Devin StairTransition Year

14 Medical Equipment Used In the Vietnam War US Army: Tank, ACAV/APC, Artillerymen, were equipped with 1st Aid Kits. Common grunts (infantrymen) had a 1st aid gauze packet. US Army Medics carried medical equipment, in their pouches (like a back-pack). Morphine was administered for wounded GI's, to numb the pain. By Devin StairTransition Year

15 US Army: Tank, ACAV/APC and Artillerymen (pictured above), were equipped with 1st Aid Kits. US Army: Tank, ACAV/APC and Artillerymen (pictured above), were equipped with 1st Aid Kits. By Devin StairTransition Year

16 Common grunts (infantrymen) had a 1st aid gauze packet which contained a white (sometimes OD colored) cloth & cotton item to stop bleeding. Common grunts (infantrymen) had a 1st aid gauze packet which contained a white (sometimes OD colored) cloth & cotton item to stop bleeding. By Devin StairTransition Year

17 US Army Medics carried medical equipment, in their pouches (like a back-pack). Containing cloth, bandages, various medicine including Penicillin and other items pictured above. US Army Medics carried medical equipment, in their pouches (like a back-pack). Containing cloth, bandages, various medicine including Penicillin and other items pictured above. By Devin StairTransition Year

18 Morphine was administered for wounded GI's, to numb the pain. Also various other medicine was used to fight infection and to help heal the wound. Morphine was administered for wounded GI's, to numb the pain. Also various other medicine was used to fight infection and to help heal the wound. By Devin StairTransition Year

19 Communication During The Vietnam War During the Vietnam war people used various means to communicate such as: Backpack radios were used widely by the infantry. Helicopter and vehicle crews had the advantage of larger, fixed radios as did artillery men. The average infantryman carried at least one, and occasionally 2 color-coded signal smoke grenade. By Devin StairTransition Year

20 Backpack radios were used widely by the infantry, given their portability, and decent reliability. By Devin StairTransition Year

21 Helicopter and vehicle crews had the advantage of larger, fixed radios as did artillery men. By Devin StairTransition Year

22 Should radios fail, the average infantryman carried at least one, and occasionally 2 color-coded signal smoke grenades (Purple for medevac, green for pickup, etc.) By Devin StairTransition Year

23 This graph shows how technology increased in use during the Vietnam war. This graph shows how technology increased in use during the Vietnam war. By Devin StairTransition Year

24 Sources Of Information The websites I used for my information where: The websites I used for my information where: Weapons: http://www.173rdairborne.com/weapons.html(12pm) Weapons: http://www.173rdairborne.com/weapons.html(12pm) Transport: Transport: http://www.militaryfactory.com/aircraft/vietnam-war-aircraft.asp (12:15pm) Medical Equipment: Medical Equipment: http://www.buyusa.gov/asianow/vmedical.html (12:25pm) Communication: Communication: http://www.temple.edu/english/isllc/newfolk/military/systems1.h tml (12: 40pm) Information for graph: http://www.history-timelines.org.uk/events-timelines/06-vietnam- war-timeline.htm (12:14pm on 21st of January) Images obtained from Google Images on the 14 th of January (11:35am) Images obtained from Google Images on the 14 th of January (11:35am) Information from websites gained a the 13 th of January 2011. By Devin StairTransition Year


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