Accession Number:

AD0422952

Title:

COUNTER-INSURGENCY: VIET-NAM 1962-1963

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

This paper describes the political and economic motivating forces in Viet-Nam, the strategic hamlet program, the government orginization, and briefly describes the U.S. advisory efforts. It discusses counter-insurgency, particularly the effects on weapons selectivity, the defense, transportation, communication, and offense. Examples from recent experiences in Viet-Nam are given. Patrolling and Viet-Cong responses to U.S. equipment and tatics are described, as is the role of American technology in counter-insurgency.

Subject Categories:

  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE