Accession Number:

AD0512980

Title:

Lessons Learned, Headquarters, 1st Aviation Brigade

Descriptive Note:

Operational rept. for quarterly period ending 31 Jul 1970

Corporate Author:

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE (ARMY) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-08-15

Pagination or Media Count:

48.0

Abstract:

The 1st Aviation Brigade mission of providing effective and responsive Army aviation support to US, RVN and FWMAF ground elements remained unchanged. The activation and deployment of the YC-3A Quiet Airplane test unit for evaluation was accomplished during May and June 1970. FLIR Forward Looking Infrared Test and Evaluation was initiated during July 1970. The Vietnamese Air Force VNAF, US Air Force Advisory Group AFGP and US Army Vietnam USARV approved and published the VNAFAFGPUSARV Improvement and Modernization I and M Helicopter Augmentation Plan 70-51, which was reported in 1st Aviation Brigade OR-LL, dated 15 May 1970. VNAF UH-1 pilot training and maintenance training are being conducted. The VNAFJGS requested the 237th Medium Lift Helicopter Squadron be activated early to provide CH-47 support for ARVN forces. VNAF CH-47 crew training and maintenance training are being conducted.

Subject Categories:

  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE