A Systems Analysis View of the Vietnam War 1965-1972
Volume 5
The Air War

TABLE OF CONTENTS


1. INTERDICTION OPERATIONS IN NORTH VIETNAM AND LAOS
Date
Page
Results Of Armed Reconnaissance Sorties Vs. Moving Targets In North Vietnam
Jan 67
1
Armed Reconnaissance In North Vietnam
Apr 67
3
Armed Reconnaissance In North Vietnam
Jul 67
5
Ground-Radar Controlled Bombing
Aug 67
7
Transportation Facilities In North Vietnam
Aug 67
11
Armed Reconnaissance Efficiency In North Vietnam -- A Reappraisal
Nov 67
13
The Cost Of Bombing North Vietnam
Dec 67
15
Truck Destruction In The Steel Tiger Area
Feb 68
18
The Bombing -- Its Economic Costs & Benefits To Vietnam
Feb 68
20
Muscle Shoals/Mud River
Jan 68
34
Muscle Shoals/Mud River: CINCPAC Rebuttal
Mar 68
38
Muscle Shoals
Apr 68
41
Air Operations In North Vietnam
May 68
48
Truck Traffic In North Vietnam And Laos
May 68
49
Interdiction Of Enemy Truck Traffic
Jun 68
50
Joint Staff Comments On June Articles
Aug 68
52
US Bombing Campaign In North Vietnam And Laos
Jul 68
60
Interdiction Campaign Since March 31 (Page 75 Missing)
Aug 68
75
Interdiction In Laos Since The Bombing Halt
Dec 68
77
Southeast Asia Tactical Aircraft Operations
Jun/Jul 70
83

2. AIR OPERATIONS IN SOUTH VIETNAM
Date
Page
An Appraisal Of ARC LIGHT (B-52) Operations
Sep 67
109
ARC LIGHT (B-52) Operations: Rebuttal
Oct 67
113
Tactical Air Operations In South Vietnam
Aug 69
117
Tactical Air Operations In South Vietnam: A Rebuttal
Jan 70
122
Air Support For Troops In Contact
Nov/Dec 69
125
Airstrikes Near RVN Population
Mar/Apr 71
128

3. SPECIAL
Date
Page
Air Crew Recovery
Jul 67
141
Aircrew Recovery Operations In SEA
Feb 69
145
Analysis Of The Use Of Propeller Versus Jet Aircraft In Laos
Nov 67
148
Use Of Propeller And Jet Aircraft In Laos - Joint Staff Comments
Jan 68
149
Killing Trucks In Laos
Sep 68
151
Jet And Propeller Aircraft Operations In Southeast Asia
Aug 69
155
Winding Down The Air War
Aug/Oct 71
166

4. HERBICIDE OPERATIONS
Date
Page
Effects Of Crop Spraying In South Vietnam
Nov 67
168
Effects Of Crop Spraying In South Vietnam: A Reconsideration
Mar 68
171
The Herbicide Issue
Jan/Feb 71
174
A Preliminary Response To Criticism Of The Use Of Herbicides In RVN
Mar/Apr 71
179
Impact Of Herbicides: An Overview
Mar/Apr 71
182

5. SORTIES AND LOSSES
Date
Page
Southeast Asia Losses - US And VNAF
Jan 67
200
Southeast Asia Aircraft Losses - US And VNAF
Feb 67
205
Aircraft Losses And Production - Korea And Southeast Asia
Feb 67
213
Air Operations
Mar 67
217
Air Losses
Apr 67
225
Air Losses
May 67
229
Aircraft Destroyed On The Ground By Hostile Action
May 67
238
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
Jun 67
239
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
Jul 67
241
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
Aug 67
244
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
Sep 67
247
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
Oct 67
249
October Aircraft Losses
Nov 67
252
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
Dec 67
254
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
Jan 68
259
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
Mar 68
262
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
Apr 68
266
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
Jun 68
269
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
Jul 68
274
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
Aug 68
278
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
Sep 68
284
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
Oct 68
287
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
Dec 68
289
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
Feb 69
293
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
Mar 69
296
Aircraft Sorties And Losses
May 69
298
Aircraft Attrition In SEA
Jul 69
300

6. SA-2 EFFECTIVENESS
Date
Page
SA-2 Effectiveness Against US Aircraft
Jan 67
304
SA-2 Effectiveness Against US Aircraft
Apr 67
305
SA-2 Effectiveness Against US Aircraft
Jul 67
306
SA-2 Effectiveness Against US Aircraft
Oct 67
307
SA-2 Effectiveness Against US Aircraft
Jan 68
309

7. AIRCRAFT ORDNANCE CONSUMPTION
Date
Page
Actual/Estimates: Aircraft Ordnance Consumption (Page 311 Missing)
Jan 67
311
Analysis Of Aircraft Ordnance Consumption
Feb 67
312
Analysis Of Aircraft Ordnance Consumption
Mar 67
316
Analysis Of Aircraft Ordnance Consumption
Apr 67
319
Analysis Of Aircraft Ordnance Consumption
May 67
322
Analysis Of Aircraft Ordnance Consumption
Jun 67
325
Analysis Of Aircraft Ordnance Consumption
Jul 67
328

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