Defense Attache Saigon: RVNAF Quarterly Assessment, 1st Quarter FY75

TABLE OF CONTENTS


INDEX OF ABBREVIATIONS

CHAPTER 1 - THREAT ASSESSMENT
1.North Vietnam
1-1
2.Infiltration
1-5
3.Logistics
1-6
4.NVN Combat Strength
1-8
5.Military Region Summaries
1-10
6.Communist Intentions
1-19

CHAPTER 2 - FRIENDLY SITUATION
1.Overview
2-1
2,Military Region 1
2-2
3.Military Region 2 (Page Missing)
2-3
4.Military Region 3
2-7
5.Military Region 4
2-11
6.Summary/Conclusions
2-14

CHAPTER 3 - RVNAF INTELLIGENCE CAPABILITY
1.J2/Joint General Staff
3-1
2.Unit 306
3-1
3.Capital Military District (CMD) (Page Missing)
3-7
4.Corps and Division G2s (Page Missing)
3-10
5.Military Security Service (MSS) (Page Missing)
3-10
6.Unit 101 (Page Missing)
3-12
7.Vietnamese Navy Intelligence Organization
3-13
8.Vietnamese Air Force
3-15
9.Sigint
3-17
10.Summary
3-17

CHAPTER 4 - RVNAF FORCE STRUCTURE
1.Introduction
4-1
2.Recommended Force Structure Changes
4-1
3.Impact of Funded Constraints on RVNAF Force Structure
4-2

CHAPTER 5 - VIETNAMESE ARMY (ARVN)
1.Authorized and Assigned Strength
5-1
2.Areas of Operation (AO)
5-1
3.Combat Arms
5-1
4.Supply/Logistics
5-32
5.Maintenance
5-35
6.Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants (PM)
5-38
7.Port Operations
5-39
8.RVNAF Facilities Engineering Self-Sufficiency Program
3-40
9.Dependent Shelter Programs
5-41
10.ARM Lines of Communication (LOC) PROGRAM
5-42
11.Special Category Army with Air Force (SCARWAF)
5-43
12.Retrograde Program
5-43
13.ARM Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Program
5-43
14.Procurement
5-44
15.Summary
5-45

CHAPTER 6 - VIETNAMESE AIR FORCE (VNAF)
1.Introduction
6-1
2.Authorized Strength and Assigned Personnel Readiness
6-1
3.VNAF Force Deployment (Page Missing)
6-4
4.VNAF Aircraft Inventory
6-10
5.Operations
6-11
6.Major Equipment Status
6-12
7.Civil Engineering
6-22
8.MAP/MASF Funds
6-24
9.Logistics
6-24
10.Conclusions
6-30

CHAPTER 7 - VIETNAMESE NAVY (VNN)
1.Personnel
7-1
2.Personnel Readiness
7-1
3.Equipment Status of Ships and Craft
7-2
4.Logistics
7-6
5.Supply
7-8
6.Operations
7-10
7.Shortfalls
7-13
8.Conclusions
7-14

CHAPTER 8 - VIETNAMESE MARINE CORPS (VNMC)
1.Personnel Strength
8-1
2.Personnel Readiness
8-2
3.Logistic Readiness
8-2
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 Forces (PF)
9-18
4.Logistical Support
9-18
5.Shortfalls
9-18
6.Summary
9-20

CHAPTER 10 - RVNAF COMMUNICATIONS-ELECTRONICS CAPABILITY
1.C-E Self-Sufficiency
10-1
2.Communication Management Agency (CMA)
10-1
3.Single Integrated Military Telecommunications System (SIMS)
10-3
4.Selected C-E Evaluations
10-10
5.Logistics
10-14
6.Conclusions
10-22
7.Summary
10-27

CHAPTER 11 - REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM ARMED FORCE TRAINING
1.Offshore Training
11-1
2.In-Country Training
11-5
3.In-Country English Language Training Program (ELTP)
11-18
4.Contract Training
11-19
5.Intelligence Training
11-23
6.RVNAF Training Summary
11-24

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

CHAPTER 13 - JGS COMMAND AND CONTROL
1.Chain of Command
13-1
2.Office of Assistant Chief of Staff for Personnel
13-1
3.JGS/J1
13-1
4.Retirement
13-16
5.Summary/Conclusions
13-16

CHAPTER 14 - DISTINGUISHED VISITORS

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

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