|Object type||Colour - Film original transparency (positive) 35mm|
Paule, John Alan
|Place made||Vietnam: Vung Tau Special Zone, Vung Tau|
|Date made||c 1969|
Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright
A Bell Iroquois UH-1H helicopter gunship of 9 Squadron RAAF, serial number A2-773, being rearmed ...
A Bell Iroquois UH-1H helicopter gunship of 9 Squadron RAAF, serial number A2-773, being rearmed for another mission. The two unidentified armament fitters, normally stationed there throughout the day, are loading strips of 7.62 mm ammunition for the two M-134 (GAU-2B/A) miniguns on either door-side as two other aircrewmen observe them from outside the aircraft. Every fifth round is an incendiary bullet. This aircraft later returned to Australia for further service.