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RPAs in Southeast AsiaRPAs in Southeast Asia
RPAs in Southeast Asia

AQM-34L "Tom Cat" flew 68 missions over North Vietnam before being shot down by anti-aircraft fire over Hanoi. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 1/14/2014

Optical Reconnaissance CameraOptical Reconnaissance Camera
Optical Reconnaissance Camera

A typical aerial camera had a removable film magazine on top and an interchangeable lens cone below. Longer lens cones were for higher altitude or longer distances, while shorter cones were for low altitude.
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Posted: 1/14/2014

Chicago Aerial Industries KA-45 Optical CameraChicago Aerial Industries KA-45 Optical Camera
Chicago Aerial Industries KA-45 Optical Camera

This illustration of an RF-101C camera configuration has four KA-45 cameras with various lenses -- one pointed forward, one pointed straight down, and two angled to the side (called oblique).
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Posted: 1/14/2014

McDonnell RF-101CMcDonnell RF-101C
McDonnell RF-101C

The RF-101C could carry many different types of optical cameras, as displayed here. The aircraft’s three camera bays are open (nose tip, nose and under the national insignia). (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 1/14/2014

Capt. Jack Weatherby Capt. Jack Weatherby
Capt. Jack Weatherby

In November 1965 Maj. Gen. John Meyer presented the Air Force Cross on display to Capt. Jack Weatherby's widow, Barbara Weatherby, son Richard and daughter D’Ann. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 1/13/2014

Capt. Jack Weatherby Capt. Jack Weatherby
Capt. Jack Weatherby

Capt. Jack Weatherby was one of the most experienced reconnaissance pilots in Southeast Asia, having flown PROJECT FIELD GOAL and ABLE MABLE missions earlier in the war. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 1/13/2014

Photo-reconnaissance in SEAPhoto-reconnaissance in SEA
Photo-reconnaissance in SEA

A small number of RB-66Bs -- like the one pictured here at Tan Son Nhut Air Base, South Vietnam -- flew reconnaissance missions in Southeast Asia from 1965-1966. An RB-66B that flew combat missions in Southeast Asia is on display in this gallery. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Photo-reconnaissance in SEAPhoto-reconnaissance in SEA
Photo-reconnaissance in SEA

Photograph taken on an RF-4C mission, showing three burned-out communist trucks. The RF-4Cs could take photographs day or night using optical cameras, infrared cameras or radar. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Photo-reconnaissance in SEAPhoto-reconnaissance in SEA
Photo-reconnaissance in SEA

Enemy activity required constant monitoring. This December 1972 photo shows repairs to an important bridge just east of Hanoi, North Vietnam. It had been bombed earlier that year. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 1/13/2014

Photo-reconnaissance in SEAPhoto-reconnaissance in SEA
Photo-reconnaissance in SEA

Photo interpreters carefully analyzed reconnaissance images. Using highly-specialized knowledge and skills, they provided valuable intelligence about enemy activities and threats. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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RF-4C CrewRF-4C Crew
RF-4C Crew

Camera technicians Staff Sgt. Gerald Richey (left) and Tech. Sgt. Harold Cockrum quickly retrieve film from an RF-4C. Rapid photo processing, analysis and distribution were top priorities. (U.S. Air Force photo)
RF-4C Crew


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RF-101C CrewRF-101C Crew
RF-101C Crew

Two RF-4C aircrews fully outfitted for a mission. Unlike the single-seat RF-101C, the RF-4C carried a pilot in the front seat and a pilot/navigator in the back seat. (U.S. Air Force photo)
RF-101C Crew


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Posted: 1/13/2014

    

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