The demands of the Vietnam War led to the creation of Operation SAFE SIDE in 1967. This was an effort to bolster protection of air bases by training Security Police in light infantry tactics and special weapons. Many of the lessons learned during this time are the basis of today‘s Force Protection doctrine. Text from AFMAN31-201V1 9 AUGUST 2010
The People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF; Chinese: 中国人民解放军空军; pinyin: Zhōngguó Rénmín Jiěfàngjūn Kōngjūn), also known as the Chinese Air Force (中国空军) or the People's Air Force (人民空军), is an aerial service branch of the People's Liberation Army, the regular armed forces of the People's Republic of China.
Air bases. In 2020, the Air Force uses 12 air bases, four of which host no flying units, however the Lechfeld Air Base will become home of an international wing using the A400M. Furthermore, the Air Force has a presence at three civilian airports incl. the Airport Berlin Tegel which has been closed in November 2020:
1903-1911 into the air they go; 1912–1939 wwi and the new frontier; 1940–1945 wwii and the battle for the skies; 1946–1949 pushing the envelope; 1950–1953 the korean war; 1954–1964 chasing the ultimate horizon; 1965–1973 the war in vietnam; 1974–1989 the tide of change; 1990–1999 modern air superiority; 2000–present 21st ...
Mar 11, 2015 · THIS IS A FULL Collection of 4 pages of FIRE BASES, AIR FORCE BASES, Naval and Medical, BROWN WATER Naval, and any and all bases DOD during the Vietnam War 1963 to 1975. It is a work in progress so if your base is not listed, please inform the website owner to get it added.