Accession Number:

AD0343707

Title:

Operational Evaluation of Armed Helicopters

Descriptive Note:

Final test rept., 16 Oct 1962-15 Mar 1963

Corporate Author:

ARMY CONCEPT TEAM IN VIETNAM APO SAN FRANCISCO 96384

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-05-10

Pagination or Media Count:

148.0

Abstract:

The report covers an operational evaluation of armed helicopters employed as escorts for transport helicopters engaged in support of counter insurgency operations in the Republic of Vietnam during the period 16 October 1962 through 15 March 1963. The report discusses tactics and techniques, effect on insurgents, command control, formations, communications procedures, Suppressive fire, insurgent identification, optimum organization, logistical problems, ammunition day of supply, aircraft and armament, mission statistics, analysis of terrain, weather, and enemy.

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters
  • Terminal Flight Facilities
  • Operations Research
  • Military Intelligence
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE