Accession Number : AD0530975

Title :   Operational Analysis of Airmobile Operations in South Vietnam during 1969. (Study I-Analysis of High Threat Areas).

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : HUMAN ENGINEERING LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Cassatt,Robert K. ; Barnes,John A.

Report Date : SEP 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 74

Abstract : This report is one of a series of studies in support of a program entitled 'Human Factors in Army Aircraft Survivability.' The intent of this study was to identify the major high threat areas in South Vietnam during 1969, in terms of the number of Army aircraft damaged or lost. Data are presented on cumulated combat damage incidents as a function of aircraft mission, and comparisons of combat damage within specific UTM Grid Areas. Recommendations for future study are presented.

Descriptors :   (*Airmobile operations, South Vietnam), (*Army aircraft, *Damage assessment), Survival(General), Statistical analysis, Mission profiles, Threat evaluation, Losses, Ammunition damage, Data bases, Human factors engineering, Helicopters, Military intelligence, Computer programs, Flow charting

Subject Categories : Helicopters
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Armor

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE