A Systems Analysis View of the Vietnam War 1965-1972
Volume 4
Allied Ground and Naval Operations

TABLE OF CONTENTS


1. STRATEGY (Also See Pacification Forces - Volume 10)
Date
Page
The Strategy Of Attrition
May 67
1
Military Initiative In South Vietnam
Sep 68
4
Army Comments On September 1968 Articles
Oct 68
18
Tactical Initiative In Vietnam
May 69
23
Military Initiative In South Vietnam: A Follow-Up
Jan 70
33
Long Range Patrols Versus Search-And-Destroy
Jun 67
36
Long Range Patrols Versus Search-And-Destroy: A Rebuttal
Jul 67
40
Long Range Patrols Versus Search-And-Destroy: A Rebuttal
Aug 67
43
1968 Military Strategy IN SVN: General Giap Versus Allied Campaign Plan
Dec 67
46
1968 Military Strategy IN SVN: Army Staff Comments
Jan 68
50
Application Of The Area Security Concept
Jan 70
56
Application Of The Area Security Concept: Interim Report No. 2
Feb 70
71
Illustrative RVNAF Force Structure To Implement The Area Security Concept In SVN
Mar 70
90
A GVN People's Army
Aug/Oct 71
121

2. GROUND OPERATIONS (Also See RVNAF - Vols. 6 & 7, US Redeployments - Vol. 2, and The Situation - Vol. 1.)
Date
Page
Small Unit Actions
Feb 67
130
Operation Cedar Falls
Apr 67
132
Force Requirements In I Corps
Apr 67
139
Force Effectiveness In II Corps
May 67
143
Large US Army Ground Operations In II Corps
May 67
146
Efficiency In Inflicting Losses: Enemy Vs. Friendly
Jul 67
149
Allocation Of Ground Forces In SVN
Sep 67
151
VC/NVA Killed By Army Helicopters And CIDG Forces
Jan 68
154
Results Of Friendly Large Unit Operations
May 68
156
Combat Performance Of US & ARVN Divisions
Feb 69
162
Combat Performance of US & ARVN Divisions: An Update
Apr 69
169
Impact of U.S. Maneuver Battalions In South Vietnam
Jun 69
175
Withdrawal Of The U.S. 9th Division From IV Corps
Jul 69
188
Battle Prospects In The MR-2 Highlands
Jan 72
197

3. FIRE SUPPORT (Also See - RVNAF - Vol. 7 & Air Operations - Vol. 5
Date
Page
Air And Artillery Strikes Other Than Close Support
Jul 67
207
Air And Artillery Strikes Other Than Close Support: A Rebuttal
Aug 67
213
Air And Artillery Strikes: A Rebuttal
Sep 67
216
Unobserved Air And Artillery Strikes
Nov 67
217
Artillery Fire In Vietnam
Aug 70
228

4. NAVAL OPERATIONS
Date
Page
Naval Gunfire Support - Korea And Southeast Asia
Mar 67
240
Sea Dragon Costs Compared To Tactical Air Costs
Dec 67
243
Sea Dragon Costs Compared To Tactical Air Costs: A Rebuttal
Feb 68
246
Market Time Effectiveness
Jun/Jul 71
250

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