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April 2018

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Thank you LCDR Robert E. Morrison for sharing your series on VQ-1 support to the Vietnam War with Signals Intelligence!

To those who enjoyed this series, we would like to encourage you to be our guest and write about the past, present or future of Navy Cryptology.  Contact us if you have something to post.

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How VQ-1 Supported Military Actions with SIGINT during Vietnam (Part 7 of 7) Guest Post

End Game and Afterwards

 Peace at Last

 On January 27, 1973, representatives of the United States, North Vietnam, South Vietnam, and the Viet Cong signed in Paris “An Agreement Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Vietnam.”
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How VQ-1 Supported Military Actions with SIGINT during Vietnam (Part 6 of 7) Guest Post

1971-1972

Vietnamization

By the beginning of 1971, the US policy of “Vietnamization” was in full swing, and troop strengths were being rapidly reduced.
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How VQ-1 Supported Military Actions with SIGINT during Vietnam (Part 5 of 7) Guest Post

1969-1970

EP-3B Orion Arrives

VQ-1’s air assets and technical capabilities were significantly upgraded in the spring of 1969 with the arrival of two EP-3B Orion “Bat Rack” aircraft.
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How VQ-1 Supported Military Actions with SIGINT during Vietnam (Part 4 of 7) Guest Post

1967-1968

 Da Nang Air Base Under Attacked

By 1967, the BIG LOOK operations tempo was well established.
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How VQ-1 Supported Military Actions with SIGINT during Vietnam (Part 3 of 7) Guest Post

1965-1966

VQ-1 Supports Operation ROLLING THUNDER

In early 1965 VQ-1 commenced a series of missions in the Gulf of Tonkin, aimed at locating enemy radars using BRIGAND.
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