Defense Attache Saigon: RVNAF Quarterly Assessment, 4th Quarter FY74

TABLE OF CONTENTS


INDEX OF ABBREVIATIONS
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CHAPTER 1 - THREAT ASSESSMENT
1.North Vietnam
1-1
2.Infiltration
1-5
3.Air and Air Defense:
1-6
4.Logistics
1-10
5.Enemy Objectives
1-16
6.Military Region Wrap-Ups
1-18
7.Enemy Strength
1-32
8.Conclusion
1-33

CHAPTER 2 - FRIENDLY SITUATION
1.Overview
2-1
2.Military Region 1
2-1
3.Military Region 2
2-3
4.Military Region 3
2-8
5.Military Region 4
2-12
6.The Outpost War
2-14
7.Summary/Conclusions
2-21

CHAPTER 3 - RVNAF INTELLIGENCE CAPABILITY
1.J2/Joint Chiefs of Staff
3-1
2.Unit 306
3-1
3.Corps and Division G2's (Page Missing)
3-7
4.Military Security Service (MSS)
3-8
5.Unit 101
3-9
6.Vietnamese Navy Intelligence Organization
3-10
7.Vietnamese Air Force
3-13
8.Sigint
3-15
9.Summary
3-16

CHAPTER 4 - RVNAF FORCE STRUCTURE
1.Introduction
4-1
2.Recommended RVNAF Mid-Range Objective Force JSOP FY 77-84
4-1
3.Funding Restraints
4-3

CHAPTER 5 - VIETNAMESE ARMY
1.Authorized and Assigned Strength
5-1
2.Areas of Operation and Unit Location
5-1
3.Combat Arms
5-14
4.Supply/Logistics
5-32
5.Maintenance
5-36
6.Petroleum Oil and Lubricants (POL)
5-40
7.Port Operations
5-41
8.RVNAF Facilities Engineering Self Sufficiency Program
5-42
9.Dependent Shelter Program
5-44
10.ARVN Lines of Communication (LOC) Program
5-45
11.Special Category Army with Air Force (SCARWAF)
5-45
12.Retrograde Program
5-46
13.ARVN Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Program
5-46
14.Procurement
5-46
15.Summary
5-48

CHAPTER 6 - VIETNAMESE AIR FORCE
1.Introduction
6-1
2.Authorized Strength and Assigned Personnel Readiness
6-1
3.Areas of Responsibility
6-1
4.VNAF Aircraft Inventory (Page Missing)
6-14
5.Operations
6-15
6.Aerial Resupply
6-16
7.Major Equipment Status
6-16
8.Logistics
6-33
9.Conclusion
6-37

CHAPTER 7 - VIETNAMESE NAVY
1.Personnel
7-1
2.Personnel Readiness
7-1
3.Equipment Status of Ships and Crafts
7-2
4.Logistics
7-7
5.Supply
7-10
6.Operations
7-11
7.Shortfalls
7-14
8.Conclusions
7-15

CHAPTER 8 - VIETNAMESE MARINE CORPS
1.Personnel Strength
8-1
2.Personnel Readiness
8-2
3.Logistics Readiness
8-3
4.Operations
8-5
5.Conclusions
8-6

CHAPTER 9 - TERRITORIAL FORCES
1.Regional Force/Popular Force (RF/PF)
9-1
2.Regional Forces (RF)
9-2
3.Popular Force (PF)
9-17
4.Logistical Support
9-20
5.Training (Page Missing)
9-22
6.Desertions (Page Missing)
9-22
7.Morale
9-23
8.Shortfalls
9-23
9.Summary
9-24

CHAPTER 10 - RVNAF COMMUNICATIONS-ELECTRONICS CAPABILITY
1.C-E Self-Sufficiency
10-1
2.Communication Management Agency (CMA)
10-1
3.SIMS
10-3
4.Selected C-E Evaluations
10-14
5.Logistics
10-14
6.Conclusions
10-26
7.Summary
10-26

CHAPTER 11 - PUBLIC OF VIETNAM ARMED FORCE TRAINING
1.Offshore Training
11-1
2.In-Country Training
11-12
3.In-Country English-Language Training Program (ELTP)
11-34
4.Technical Translation Branch (TTB)
11-36
5.Contract Training
11-37

CHAPTER 12 - RVNAF PLANS PROGRAMS AND MORALE
1.Introduction
12-1
2.Lines of Communication (LOC)
12-1
3.Military Construction (MILCON)
12-3
4.RVNAF Retirement Plan CY 74
12-6
5.RVNAF Morale
12-6
6.RVNAF Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC)
12-12
7.Chieu Hoi Program
12-12
8.Terrorism
12-12
9.Refugee Program
12-12
10.Property Disposal
12-12
11.RVNAF Corruption
12-20

CHAPTER 13 - JGS COMMAND AND CONTROL
1.Chain of Command
13-1
2.Shortfall and Assessment
13-22

CHAPTER 14 - DISTINGUISHED VISITORS
14-1

CHAPTER 15 DATT ASSESSMENT
1.General
15-1
2.Improvements
15-1
3.Problems
15-1
4.Summary
15-2

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