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US Navy F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War 1964-68

Peter Davies

US Navy F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War 1964-68

by Peter Davies

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Phantom II (Jet fighter plane),
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • American Aerial operations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementPeter Davies
    SeriesCombat aircraft -- 116, Osprey combat aircraft -- 116.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 pages
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27216003M
    ISBN 101472814517
    ISBN 109781472814517
    OCLC/WorldCa918283449

    US Navy F-4 Phantom II units of the Vietnam War ISBN Format. Publisher OSPREY PUBLISHING (25 August. ) No. of Pages Weight Language English (United States) Dimensions x x 7. The F-4 Phantom II is perhaps the most famous postwar fighter. Primarily used as a land-based fighter-bomber and reconnaissance platform, its legend is owed to its naval origins and the immense contribution its original carrier-based versions made to the U.S. war effort in Vietnam. This title examines the unique aspects of the Phantom that made it so crucial to U.S. Navy pilots during the.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Combat Aircraft Ser.: US Navy F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War by Peter E. Davies (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). US NAVY F-4 PHANTOM II UNITS OF THE VIETNAM WAR Combat Aircraft Peter E. Davies. Explains how and why the Phantom II was the standard U.S. Navy fighter in Southeast Asia. Its performance and versatility enabled it to undertake a wide range of different missions, and switch roles as necessary, in the assault on some of the world's.

    The F-4 Phantom II’s final flight in US military service at Holloman AFB, New Mexico, is open to the public. The last flying U.S. F-4s are in the 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron (Det 1). The squadron announced the F-4 will fly for the last time on Decem The public is invited to see this legendary fighter roar into the skies one last. Review. Since August , 25 US Marine Corps squadrons have flown McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom IIs. And Peter Davies centers his absorbing account on the 11 serving in Southeast Asia from May to early in OSREY's US Marine Corps F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War.. After brief Phantom II development notes, the author deftly chronicles missions and tactics – from air .


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The F-4 Phantom II is perhaps the most famous postwar fighter. Primarily used as a land-based fighter-bomber and reconnaissance platform, its legend is owed to its naval origins and the immense contribution its original carrier-based versions made to the U.S.

war effort in Vietnam. The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is a tandem two-seat, twin-engine, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor and fighter-bomber originally developed for the United States Navy by McDonnell Aircraft.

It first entered service in with the Navy. Proving highly adaptable, it was also adopted by the United States Marine Corps and the United States Air Force, and by the mids. US Navy F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War (Combat Aircraft) by Peter E. Davies Paperback £ Only 3 left in stock (more on the way).

Sent from and sold by s: The newest in Osprey's Combat Aircraft series is authored by Peter E. Davies. A noted author with over twenty-six aviation books published, Peter E. Davis' focus has been on Vietnam War era aircraft.

He has had a long relationship with Osprey and has authored 13 titles and co-authored another two. U.S. Marine Corps F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War. by Peter E. Davies, Osprey Publishing, In contrast to its previous tradition of making do with whatever aircraft the Navy could spare or didn’t want, the U.S.

Marine Corps had as much say as the Navy in the four-year development of the McDonnell F-4H Phantom II. Following Vietnam, the F-4 remained the principal aircraft for both the US Navy and USAF. Through the s, the US Navy began replacing the F-4 with the new F Tomcat.

Byall F-4s had been retired from frontline units. The aircraft remained in service with the USMC until when the last airframe was replaced by the F/A Hornet. The F-4 Phantom II is perhaps the most famous post-war fighter. Primarily used as a land-based fighter-bomber and reconnaissance platform, its naval origins and the immense contribution made to the US war effort in Vietnam by its original carrier-based versions began its title examines the unique aspects of the Phantom that made it so crucial to US Navy pilots during the Vietnam.

Davies, Peter E. US Navy F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War Osprey Publishing, UK. 96 pages. Ill. $ Peter Davies has written many Osprey books, including quite a few dealing with the F-4 in Vietnam. On 20 Junethe unit was redesignated VF and began its transition to the F-4 Phantom deployed seven times during the Vietnam squadron was credited with the downing of the first MiG inled by Lt.

Cmdr. R.M. "Pacer" Hooper. The last VF Vietnam deployment commenced in September with Carrier Air Group 14 aboard USS Enterprise. The F-4 Phantom II is perhaps the most famous post-war fighter.

Primarily used as a land-based fighter-bomber and reconnaissance platform, its naval origins and the immense contribution made to the US war effort in Vietnam by its original carrier-based versions began its legend.

This title examines the unique aspects of the Phantom that made it so crucial to US Navy pilots during the. Twenty-five US Marine Corps squadrons flew versions of the Phantom II and 11 of them used the aircraft in South-East Asia from May through to early Rather than the air-to-air missiles that were the main component in the original F-4 armament, these aircraft carried an ever-expanding range of weaponry.

Some tolb bombs and others strafed with up to three 20 mm gun pods. Product Description: Although the F-4 Phantom II was the most important fighter-bomber to see action with all three American services during the Vietnam War, it was essentially a U.S.

Navy design, and the carrier-borne squadron crews were its main operators in Rating: % positive. Introduced in late with the U.S. Navy, the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II has been an incredibly versatile and effective aircraft for numerous national militaries around the world.

The multipurpose fighter saw extensive combat duty during the Vietnam War, including serving as Major Gary L. Retterbush, the pilot of Finch 3, an F-4E. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy US Navy F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War at Title: Us Navy F-4 Phantom Ii Units Of The Vietnam War Format: Paperback Product dimensions: 96 pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: 96 pages, X X in Published: Aug Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Language: English.

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