These photographs indicate the range of service the Bell UH-1 Iroquois (nicknamed "Huey") provided during the Vietnam conflict. Iroquois were initially deployed to Vietnam in 1966 with No 9 Squadron to conduct Army support duties that included the insertion and extraction of combat troops, medical evacuations, airlift and the re-supply of ammunition.
A RAAF Iroquois near Phuoc Tuy in 1966.
An Iroquois "Huey" from RAAF 9 Squadron, about 1967.
Troops from 7 RAR after a RAAF resupply mission at Phuoc Tuy in November 1967.
A RAAF line up of UH-1B 'Huey' Iroquois helicopters in Vietnam 1966.
Troops from 7 RAR waiting to be airlifted from an area near Phuoc Hai.
Soldiers run towards a waiting pickup from a RAAF Iroquois.
RAAF UH-1B 'Huey' helicopter A2-1022 sits in the ammunition dump at Vung Tau following a crash.
An Iroquois helicopter of 9 Squadron hovers over a Centurion tank patrol during the Vietnam War, 1968.
An Iroquois lands on the HMAS Sydney off the coast of Vietnam.
A RAAF Iroquois flies above the jungle forest.
A Bell UH-1D Huey of No. 9 Squadron RAAF, used to support the 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment in Vietnam, 1970.