US Riverine Forces in Vietnam - Glossary of Terms

Mobile Riverine Force Patch

Glossary of Terms

AHCO Aviation Helicopter Company
APB Self Propelled Barracks Ship
AR Repair Ship
ASPB Assault Patrol Boat
ATC Armored Troop Carrier
ATSB Advanced Support Patrol Base
ATC(H) Armored Troop Carrier (Helicopter)
CCB Command Communication Boat
LCA Landing Craft Assault
LCM Landing Craft Medium
LCPL Landing Craft Personnel (Large)
LCS Landing Craft Support
LCVP Landing Craft, Vehicles and Personnel
LSM Landing Ship Medium
LSIL Infantry Landing Ship Large
LSSC Light Seal Support Craft
LSSL Support Landing Ship Large
LST Landing Ship Tank
MACV Military Assistance CommandVietnam
MDMAF  Mekong Delta Mobile Afloat Base
MRF  Mobile Riverine Force
MSB Minesweeper Boat (Non) Magnetic)
MSC Minesweeper Coastal (Non Magnetic)
MSM Minesweeper Medium
MONITOR Converted LCM-6
PG Patrol Gunboat
PACV Patrol Air Cushion Vehicle
PBR River Patrol Boat
PCF Patrol craft (Swiftboat)
RSS River Support Squadron
RAD River Assault Division
RAG  River Assault Group
RAS  River Assault Squadron
RPC River Patrol Craft
SWIFT BOAT Inshore (PCF)
TF-115 Market Time
TF-116 Game Warden
TF-117 Mobile Riverine Force

 


ARMOURED TROOP CARRIER

Armoured Troop Carrier - Photo


ARMOURED TROOP CARRIER HELICOPTER

Armoured Troop Carrier (Helicopter) - Photo


COMMAND and CONTROL BOAT

Command & Control Boat - Photo


LCM MONITOR

LCM-6 Monitor - Photo


PATROL BOAT RIVER

Patrol Boat River - Photo

 

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