A Systems Analysis View of the Vietnam War 1965-1972
Volume 2
Forces and Manpower

TABLE OF CONTENTS


1. VIET CONG - NORTH VIETNAMESE
Date
Page
A.  Forces
Estimating VC Irregular Strength
Feb 67
1
Enemy Units Not Identified by Positive Contacts
Feb 67
6
Revised Estimates of VC/NVA Order of Battle
Dec 67
7
Enemy Guerrilla Forces in 1967
Mar 68
12
NVA Forces In South Vietnam
May 68
18
Projected VC/NVA Force Levels
Jul 68
23
Projected VC/NVA Force Levels: A Rebuttal
Aug 68
25
B.   Infiltration and Recruitment
VC/NVA Personnel Input Versus Losses
Jan 67
27
VC/NVA Personnel Input Versus Losses
Feb 67
29
NVA Infiltration Data
Mar 67
32
VC/NVA Gross Personnel Input by Corps Area
Mar 67
38
VC/NVA Losses and Input
Apr 67
41
VC/NVA Recruitment and Infiltration
Jun 67
43
VC/NVA Recruitment and Infiltration
Aug 67
51
Personnel Infiltration
Sep 67
54
VC Recruitment
Oct 67
57
NVN Infiltration Estimates
Feb 68
61
NVN Infiltration Estimates
Nov 68
71
NVN Infiltration into South Vietnam
Sep 69
78
C.   Special
VC/NVA Experience
Jul 67
81
Enemy Combat Effectiveness
Jul 67
84

2. MANPOWER COMPARISONS
Date
Page
Manpower Availability in North Vietnam
Sep 67
89
SVN Manpower Mobilization
Dec 67
91
Manpower Availability in North Vietnam
May 68
94
A Comparison of Allied and VC/NVA Offensive Manpower in South Vietnam
Jun 68
96
GVN and VC Manpower Pools
Jun 68
103
Joint Staff Comments on June Articles
Aug 68
113
North and South Vietnamese Manpower
Aug 68
121
Comparison of Allied and VC/NVA Manpower
Oct 68
125

3. U.S. FORCES
Date
Page
A.  Deployments
Status of Deployments to Southeast Asia
Jan 67
131
Status of Deployments to Southeast Asia
Feb 67
133
Status of Deployments to Southeast Asia
Mar 67
136
Deployments to Southeast Asia
Apr 67
139
Deployments to Southeast Asia
May 67
142
Deployments to Southeast Asia
Jun 67
144
Deployments to Southeast Asia
Jul 67
146
Program Number 5
Jul 67
147
Deployments to South Vietnam, Program No. 5 Force
Sep 67
148
Deployments
Oct 67
150
Deployments
Nov 67
151
Deployments
Dec 67
152
Deployments
Jan 68
154
Deployments
Feb 68
155
Deployments
Apr 68
156
Deployments
Aug 68
158
Deployments
Sep 68
161
Deployments
Oct 68
164
Deployments
Nov 68
165
Deployments
Dec 68
167
B.   Redeployments and Their Impact
Impact of U.S. Maneuver Battalions in South Vietnam
Jun 69
168
Withdrawal of the U.S. 9th Division from IV CTZ
Jul 69
181
Vietnam Redeployments
Jul 69
190
Impact of U.S. Withdrawals
Sep 69
192
Vietnam Redeployments
Sep 69
198
Impact of U.S. 9th Division Redeployment
Oct 69
201
Vietnam Redeployments
Oct 69
207
Redeployments from Vietnam - Phase 3
Jan 70
210
Security Situation in Southern MR-1
Jun/Jul 71
217
C.   Special
Contractor Assistance Provided to Forces in SVN
Apr 67
222
Distribution of U.S. Forces in South Vietnam Between Combat and Support
Apr 67
226

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