Military


South Viet Nam Air Force - VNAF - Equipment

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Aircraft Source IOC # 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975
All types 2750
Attack 501 ** ** ** ** **
A-37 Dragonfly USA 1972 90 - - - - 90
A-37 Dragonfly USA 1970-2 104 - - - - 104
A-37 Dragonfly USA 1969 60 - - - 60 35
B-57B Night Intruder USA 1966 4 - - - 4 **
A-1 Skyraider USA 1972-3 79 - - - - 69
A-1E/A-1H Skyraider USA 1961-2 150 - - 150 ** **
B-26K Invader USA 1964 6 - - - - - not delivered
B-26 Invader USA 1961 4 - - - - - not delivered
Fletcher FD-25 Japan 1954 4 4 ** ** ** **
Special Mission 36 ** ** ** ** **
AC-119K Stinger USA 1972 20 - - - - 20 aka C-119K
AC-119G Shadow USA 1970 16 - - - - 16
Fighter 290 ** ** ** ** **
F-5E Tiger II USA 1972 126 - - - - 87 # see footnote
F-5 Freedom Fighter ROK & ROC 1972 70 - - - - - on loan
F-5 Freedom Fighter Iran 1972 30 - - - - - on loan
F-5 Freedom Fighter USA 1972 20 - - - - 20
F-5B Freedom Fighter USA 1967 2 - - - 2 2
F-5A Freedom Fighter USA 1967 17 - - - 17 12
F8F Bearcat France 1954-6 25 25 ** ** - -
Observation 279 ** ** ** ** **
U-17 USA 19 85 - - - - 84
O-2 USA 19 35 - - - - 32
O-1 Birddog USA 19 151 - - - - 150 35 transferred back to the USAF
O-1 Birddog USA 1966-7 48 - - - 48 38
O-1 Birddog USA 1964-5 40 - - 40 - -
L-19A Birddog USA 1954 20 20 ** ** - - redesignated O-1A
Reconnaissance 5 ** ** ** ** **
EC-47 Dakota USA 1972 5 - - - - 5
Transport 253 ** ** ** ** **
C-130A Hercules USA 1972 32 - - - - 32
C-123K Provider USA 1970-71 48 - - - 48 - All transferred back to the USAF
C-119G Flying Boxcar USA 1968 16+14 - - - 16 20 8 transferred back to the USAF
DC-6 USA 1966 1 - - - 1 1 Air Force One
C-7 Caribou Canada 19 51 - - ** ** 51
C-7 Caribou Canada 1961-2 5 - - 5 4 3
U-6 Beaver USA 1964-5 7 - - 7 7 7
U-6 Beaver Canada 1958-9 2 - 2 2 2 2
C-47 Dakota USA 1965-7 25 - - - 25 25
C-47 Dakota USA 1962-3 20 - - 20 20 20
C-47 Dakota USA 1956 16 - 16 16 16 16
C-47 Dakota France 1954 16 16 ** ** ** 6
Training 185 ** ** ** ** **
T-37 USA 197 24 - - - - 24
Pazmany PL-2 USA 1971 1 - - - - 1
T-41 (Cessna 185) USA 1962-3 25 - - 25 ** 24
T-28 Trojan USA 1960-2 70 - 35 70 ** **
T-6 Harvard USA 1954-6 55 55 ** ** ** **
Beech 18 USA 1954 10 10 ** ** ** **
Helicopter 1076 - ** ** ** **
CH-47A Chinook USA 1972 20 - - - - 20
CH-47A Chinook USA 1971-2 30 - - - - 30
CH-47A Chinook USA 1970 20 - - - 20 15
H-34 Choctaw USA 1962-4 80 - - 80 ** -
UH-1H Huey USA 1972 549 - - - - 500
UH-1H Huey USA 1971 200 - - - - 170
UH-1H Huey USA 1969-70 150 - - - ** 120
UH-1 Huey USA 1961 15 - - ** ** -
Bell 47G (H-13) USA 1960 2 - 2 ** ** -
H-19 Chickasaw USA 1962 5 - - ** ** -
H-19 Chickasaw USA 1958 5 - 5 ** ** -
# 87 delivered of 126 on order, including 28 F-5F two-seaters



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