OPERATION LAM SON 719 by Connaugh
Operation Lam Son 719 or 9th Route - Southern Laos Campaign was a limited-objective offensive campaign conducted
in the southeastern portion of the Kingdom of Laos from February to March 1971. The objective of the campaign was the disruption of a possible future
offensive by the People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN), whose logistical system within Laos was known as the Ho Chi Minh Trail.
The Airborne Platoons will air-assault to FSB 31 and FSB Lolo.
The 1st Armored Brigade, comprised of the 11th ACR and 17th ACR, is to advance on Highway 9 to A Luoi, leaving the Mech Platoons to defend A luoi.
The Tanks of 11th ACR are to advance to FSB 31 to assist the 1st Airborne in defense.
The Tanks of 17th ACR are to advance to FSB Lolo to assist the 2nd Airborne in defense.
If strong enough, an advance to Tchepone will be attempted.
When mission terminate orders are given, all units will retreat to Khe Sanh.
A Luoi, FSB 31, and FSB Lolo are to be occupied and defended,
until orders to retreat are given.
Secondary objective of Tchepone is to be captured.
11th ACR: 4 x M60A1 Tanks, 2 x M113 PC's
17th ACR: 4 x M60A1 Tanks, 2 x M113 PC's
1st and 2nd Airborne Platoons (computer controlled)
1 battery of 6 x M109A3 of Artillery support at FSB Phu Loc.
PAVN forces are equipped with T-55A and PT-76 tanks.
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