Defense Attache Saigon: RVNAF Quarterly Assessment, 2nd Quarter FY75

TABLE OF CONTENTS


INDEX OF ABBREVIATIONS

CHAPTER 1 - THREAT ASSESSMENT
1.Introduction
1-1
2.North Vietnam
1-1
3.South Vietnam
1-3
4.Communist Intentions
1-13

CHAPTER 2 - FRIENDLY SITUATION
1.Overview
2-1
2,Military Region 1
2-2
3.Military Region 2
2-6
4.Military Region 3
2-7
5.Military Region 4
2-11
6.Summary/Conclusions
2-14
Major Engagement - Won - Lost Ledger
2-18

CHAPTER 3 - RVNAF INTELLIGENCE CAPABILITY
1.J2/Joint General Staff
3-1
2.Unit 306
3-1
3.Division 3 (Military Interrogation)
3-7
4.Corps and Division G2s
3-10
5.Military Security Service (MSS)
3-11
6.Unit 101
3-13
7.Vietnamese Navy Intelligence Organization
3-13
8.Vietnamese Air Force
3-15
9.SIGINT
3-16
10.Summary
3-17

CHAPTER 4 - RVNAF FORCE STRUCTURE
1.General
4-1
2.Force Structure Changes
4-1
3.Planned Future Reductions and Reorganization
4-6

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
5-30
5.Maintenance
5-33
6.Petroleum Oil and Lubricants (POL)
5-36
7.Port Operations
5-36
8.RVNAF Facilities Engineering Self-Sufficiency Program
5-37
9.Dependent Shelter Program
5-37
10.ARVN Lines of Communication (LOC) Program
5-38
11.Special Category Army with Air Force (SCARWAF)
5-39
12.Retrograde Program
5-39
13.ARVN Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Program
5-39
14.Procurement
5-39
15.Summary
5-40

CHAPTER 6 - VIETNAMESE AIR FORCE (VNAF)
1.Introduction
6-1
2.Authorized Strength and Assigned Personnel
6-1
3.VNAF Force Deployment
6-1
4.VNAF Aircraft Inventory
6-10
5.Major Equipment Status
6-10
6.Operations
6-20
7.Logistics
6-21
8.Civil Engineering
6-30
9.Conclusions
6-31

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
7-7
5.Supply
7-9
6.Operations
7-11
7.Shortfalls
7-13
8.Conclusions
7-15

CHAPTER 8 - VIETNAMESE MARINE CORPS (VNMC)
1.Personnel Strength
8-1
2.Personnel Readiness
8-1
3.Logistic Readiness
8-2
4.Operations
8-3
5.Conclusions
8-4

CHAPTER 9 - TERRITORIAL FORCES
1.Regional Force/Popular Force (RF/PF)
9-1
2.Regional Forces (RF)
9-2
3.Popular Forces (PF)
9-7
4.Logistic Support
9-7

CHAPTER 10 - RVNAF COMMUNICATIONS-ELECTRONICS CAPABILITY,
1.C-E Self-Sufficiency
10-1
2.Communication Management Agency (CMA)
10-2
3.Single Integrated Military Telecommunications System (SIMS)
10-3
4.Selected C-E Evaluations
10-5
5.Logistics
10-7
6.Conclusions
10-16
7.Summary
10-20

CHAPTER 11 - REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM ARMED FORCE TRAINING
1.Offshore Training
11-1
2.In-Country Training
11-3
3.In-Country English Language Training Program (ELTP)
11-12
4.Contract Training
11-14

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

CHAPTER 13 - JGS COMMAND AND CONTROL
1.Chain of Command
13-1
2.Role of the Military Region/Corps Commander
13-1
3.The Organization and Functions of MRs, Provinces, Sectors, Districts/Subsectors and Village/ Subsectors
13-8

CHAPTER 14 - DISTINGUISHED VISITORS

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