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1. The B52 was used in war for the first time.
2. The wire guided anti-tank missiles; SAGGER & TOW were used for the first time in war.
3. UAVs flew over 5,000 combat missions (mostly Ryan Firebees/Fireflies).
4. The first aluminum (steel gun/turret) swimming tank firing totally combustible shells was used for the first time in combat; the M551 Sheridan tank.
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