Cover: Southeast Asia Trip Report, Part II-SIAT: The Single Integrated Attack Team

Southeast Asia Trip Report, Part II-SIAT: The Single Integrated Attack Team

A Concept for Offensive Military Operations in South Vietnam

Published 1964

by W. B. Graham, Amrom H. Katz

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Description of a tactic for close air support in counterinsurgency operations, particularly for the war in Vietnam, involving small aggressive ground units, closely supported by airborne visual reconnaissance and strike air, and termed the Single Integrated Attack Team (SIAT). The object of the SIAT operation in Vietnam is to deprive the Viet Cong of the initiative in local areas and take effective offensive action.

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